Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Records
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on November 3, 1762 from Anson County. This county was named for Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744–1818), the queen consort of George III of the United Kingdom.
Mecklenburg County is bordered by Iredell County (north), Cabarrus County (northeast), Union County (southeast), Lancaster County, South Carolina (south), York County, South Carolina (southwest), Gaston County (west), Lincoln County (northwest).
Mecklenburg County Cities and Towns include Charlotte, Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Matthews, MintHill, Pineville. A Map of Mecklenburg 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.
Mecklenburg County Townships include City of Charlotte and the towns of Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville (north of Charlotte); and the towns of Matthews, Mint Hill, and Pineville (south and east of Charlotte). View a Map of Mecklenburg County Townships.
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
Mecklenburg County, NC Courthouse
Old Mecklenburg County Courthouse
The Mecklenburg County Courthouse is located in Charlotte, 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 Mecklenburg 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 Mecklenburg County Records in the North Carolina State Archives.
- Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1913, Marriage Records from 1783, Death Records from 1913 and Land Records from 1762.
- Mecklenburg County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1713, Court Records from 1774 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records.
- Mecklenburg County Tax Assessor / Collector
- Mecklenburg Co. North Carolina County Health Department
Mecklenburg 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
Mecklenburg 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
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Resources
- Olde Mecklenburg Genealogical Society
- The Steele Creek Genealogical and Historical Society
- Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Message Boards
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina External Links
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- Marriages of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina 1783-1868
- Death notices from the Mecklenburg Jeffersonian, Charlotte, N.C., 1841-1849
- Abstracts of Early Wills 1763-1790 (1749-1790), Mecklenburg County North Carolina
- Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- The history of Hopewell Presbyterian Church for 175 years from the assigned date of its organization, 1762
- History of Mecklenburg County and the city of Charlotte from 1740 to 1903
- Reminiscences of the past sixty years
- The history of Mecklenburg County from 1740 to 1900
- Davidson College : intimate facts
- A History of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- Mecklenburg Co. NCGenweb
- Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Military Records
- Charlotte, North Carolina Directory, 1890
- North Carolina City Directories