Chowan County, North Carolina Records

Chowan County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on 1668 from Albemarle Precinct. This county was named for the Chowan Native American tribe which lived in the northeastern part of the Colony.

Chowan County is bordered by Gates County (north), Perquimans County (east), Washington County (west), Bertie County (west), Hertford County (northwest).

Chowan County Cities and Towns include Edenton, Rockyhock, Selwin. A Map of Chowan County, North Carolina contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries. There is a collection of old Ohio maps at

Chowan County Townships include Township 4, Yeopim; Township 2, Middle; Township 3, Upper; Township 1, Edenton. View a Map of Chowan County Townships.

Chowan County, North Carolina Courthouse Records

Chowan County, North Carolina Courthouse
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Chowan County, NC Courthouse

The Chowan County Courthouse is located in Edenton, North Carolina. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Chowan county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk. Also see the Chowan County Records in the North Carolina State Archives. Some early County Courthouse records was destroyed by acting clerk in 1848.

Chowan County, North Carolina Census Records

Chowan County, North Carolina Vital Records

Chowan County, North Carolina Resources

Chowan County, North Carolina External Links

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