Gates County, North Carolina Records
Gates County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on April 14, 1778 from Chowan County, Hertford County, and Perquimans County. This county was named for Horatio Gates (1727–1806), an American general during the Revolution at the Battle of Saratoga.
Gates County is bordered by City of Suffolk, Virginia (north), Camden County (northeast), Pasquotank County (east), Perquimans County (southeast), Chowan County (south), Hertford County (west), Southampton County, Virginia (northwest) .
Gates County Cities and Towns include Gatesville. A Map of Gates 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.
Gates County Townships include Gatesville, Hall, Haslett, Holly Grove, Hunters Mill, Mintonsville, and Reynoldson. View a Map of Gates County Townships.
Gates County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
Gates County, NC Courthouse
Old Gates County Courthouse
The Gates County Courthouse is located in Gatesville, 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 Gates 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 Gates County Records in the North Carolina State Archives.
- Gates County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1913, Marriage Records from 1779, Death Records from 1913 and Land Records from 1776.
- Gates County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1762, Court Records from 1768 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records.
- Gates County Tax Assessor / Collector
- Gates Co. North Carolina County Health Department
Gates 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
Gates 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
Gates County, North Carolina Resources
- Family Research Society of Northeastern NC
- Gates County Historical Society
- Gates County, North Carolina Message Boards
Gates County, North Carolina External Links
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- Gates County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- Gates Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- A History of Gates County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- Gates County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- Gates Co. NCGenweb
- Gates County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- Gates County, North Carolina Military Records
- North Carolina City Directories