New Hanover County, North Carolina Records
New Hanover County Cities and Towns include Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach. A Map of New Hanover 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.
New Hanover County Townships include Cape Fear, Federal Point, Harnett, Masonboro, and Wilmington. View a Map of New Hanover County Townships.
New Hanover County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
New Hanover County, NC Courthouse
Old NewHanover County Courthouse
The New Hanover County Courthouse is located in Wilmington, 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 New Hanover 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 New Hanover County Records in the North Carolina State Archives. The County Courthouse was destroyed in 1789, 1819 & 1840 by fire, all 3 courthouse fires may have destroyed some records, Records Fragmented.
- New Hanover County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1879, Marriage Records from 1741, Death Records from 1879 and Land Records from 1729.
- New Hanover County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1732, Court Records from 1738 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records.
- New Hanover County Tax Assessor / Collector
- New Hanover Co. North Carolina County Health Department
New Hanover 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
New Hanover 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
New Hanover County, North Carolina Resources
New Hanover County, North Carolina External Links
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- New Hanover County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- New Hanover Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- Chronicles of the Cape Fear River
- A history of New Hanover County : and the lower Cape Fear region : 1723-1800
- A History of New Hanover County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- New Hanover County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- New Hanover Co. NCGenweb
- New Hanover County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- New Hanover County, North Carolina Military Records
- North Carolina City Directories