Durham County, North Carolina Records
Durham County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on 1881 from Orange County and Wake County. This county was named for the city of Durham which was named in honor of Dr. Bartlett Snipes Durham who donated the land on which the railroad station was located .
Durham County Cities and Towns include Durham, Gorman, Rougemont. A Map of Durham 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.
Durham County Townships include Carr, Durham, Lebanon, Mangum, Oak Grove, and Triangle. View a Map of Durham County Townships.
Durham County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
Durham County, NC Courthouse
The Durham County Courthouse is located in Durham, 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 Durham 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 Durham County Records in the North Carolina State Archives.
- Durham County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from ?, Marriage Records from 1881, Death Records from ? and Land Records from 1881.
- Durham County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1875, Court Records from 1881 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records.
- Durham County Tax Assessor / Collector
- Durham Co. North Carolina County Health Department
Durham County, North Carolina Census Records
- Learn More: State of North Carolina Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890
- State Population Schedules: None
- Native American Population Schedules: 1894-1913
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: None
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: None
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: None
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: None
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Durham 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
Durham County, North Carolina Resources
Durham County, North Carolina External Links
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- Durham County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- Durham Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- Chas. Emerson's North Carolina tobacco belt directory
- A History of Durham County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- Durham County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- Durham Co. NCGenweb
- Durham County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- Durham County, North Carolina Military Records
- North Carolina City Directories