Swain County, North Carolina Records

Swain County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on 1871 from Jackson County and Macon County. This county was named for David Lowry Swain (1801–1868), a governor of North Carolina and president of the University of North Carolina.

Swain County is bordered by Sevier County, Tennessee (north), Haywood County (east), Jackson County (southeast), Macon County (south), Graham County (southwest), Blount County, Tennessee (northwest).

Swain County Cities and Towns include Bryson City, Cherokee, Whittier. A Map of Swain 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.

Swain County Townships include Charleston, Forney Creek, Nantahala. View a Map of Swain County Townships.

Swain County, North Carolina Courthouse Records

Swain County, North Carolina Courthouse
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Swain County, NC Courthouse

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Old Swain County Courthouse

The Swain County Courthouse is located in Bryson City, 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 Swain 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 Swain County Records in the North Carolina State Archives. The County Courthouse was destroyed in 1879 by fire. some earlier records were destroyed. On January 7, 1908 the Courthouse was burned by rioters. No records were saved.

Swain County, North Carolina Census Records

Swain County, North Carolina Vital Records

Swain County, North Carolina Resources

Swain County, North Carolina External Links

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