Craven County, North Carolina Records
Craven County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on December 3, 1705 from Archdale Precinct of Bath County. This county was named for William Craven, 1st Earl of Craven (1608–1697), who was a Lords Proprietor of colonial North Carolina.
Craven County Cities and Towns include BricesCreek, Bridgeton, CoveCity, Dover, FairfieldHarbour, Havelock, JamesCity, NeuseForest, NewBern, RiverBend, TrentWoods, Vanceboro, Harlowe, CherryPoint, Cherry Branch. A Map of Craven 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 MapGeeks.org.
Craven County Townships include Township 5, Township 3, Township 2, Township 1, Township 7, Township 6, Township 8, Township 9. View a Map of Craven County Townships.
Craven County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
Craven County, NC Courthouse
The Craven County Courthouse is located in New Bern, 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 Craven 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 Craven County Records in the North Carolina State Archives. In 1712 the Craven County Courthouse records destroyed by Indians.
- Craven County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from ?, Marriage Records from 1740, Death Records from ? and Land Records from 1710.
- Craven County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1737, Court Records from 1712 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records.
- Craven County Tax Assessor / Collector
- Craven Co. North Carolina County Health Department
Craven County, North Carolina Census Records
- Learn More: State of North Carolina Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1790 (incomplete), 1800 (incomplete), 1810 (incomplete), 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820, Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890
- State Population Schedules: 1784-1787
- Native American Population Schedules: 1894-1913
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Craven County, North Carolina Vital Records
- Learn More: State of North Carolina Vital Records
- Birth Records: from October 1913 to present
- Marriage Records: from January 1962 to present
- Death Records: from January 1, 1930 to present
- Divorce Records: from January 1958 to present
- Locations: North Carolina Vital Records
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Death, Divorce and Marriage Certificate Applications.
- In Person: North Carolina Vital Records (Cooper Memorial Health Building), 225 N. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27603-1382; 919-733-3000
Craven County, North Carolina Resources
Craven County, North Carolina External Links
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- Craven County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- Craven Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- A History of Craven County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- Craven County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- Craven Co. NCGenweb
- Craven County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- Craven County, North Carolina Military Records
- North Carolina City Directories