Franklin County, North Carolina Records
Franklin County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on April 14, 1778 from Bute County. This county was named for Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790), an author, politician, statesman, and Founding Father of the United States.
Franklin County Cities and Towns include Bunn, Centerville, Franklinton, Louisburg, Youngsville. A Map of Franklin 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.
Franklin County Townships include Cedar Rock, Cypress Creek, Bunn, Franklinton, Gold Mine, Harris, Hayesville, Louisburg, Sandy Creek, and Youngsville. View a Map of Franklin County Townships.
Franklin County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
Franklin County, NC Courthouse
The Franklin County Courthouse is located in Louisburg, 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 Franklin 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 Franklin County Records in the North Carolina State Archives.
- Franklin County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1913, Marriage Records from 1789, Death Records from 1913 and Land Records from 1781.
- Franklin County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1776, Court Records from 1774 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records.
- Franklin County Tax Assessor / Collector
- Franklin Co. North Carolina County Health Department
Franklin 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
Franklin 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
Franklin County, North Carolina Resources
Franklin County, North Carolina External Links
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- Franklin County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- Franklin Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- A History of Franklin County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- Franklin County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- Franklin Co. NCGenweb
- Franklin County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- Franklin County, North Carolina Military Records
- North Carolina City Directories