Union County, North Carolina Records
Union County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on 1842 from Anson County and Mecklenburg County. This county was named for a compromise after a dispute between local Whigs and Democrats as to whether it should be named Clay or Jackson county .
Union County is bordered by Cabarrus County (north), Stanly County (northeast), Anson County (east), Chesterfield County, South Carolina (southeast), Lancaster County, South Carolina (southwest), Mecklenburg County (northwest).
Union County Cities and Towns include Hemby Bridge, Indian Trail, JAARS, Lake Park, Marshville, Marvin, Mineral Springs, Monroe (County Seat & Largest City), Stallings, Unionville, Waxhaw, Weddington, Wesley Chapel, Wingate. A Map of Union 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.
Union County Townships include Goose Creek, Indian Trail, Jackson, Lake Park, Marshville, Monroe, New Salem, Stallings, Waxhaw, and Weddington. View a Map of Union County Townships.
Union County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
Union County, NC Courthouse
Old Union County Courthouse
The Union County Courthouse is located in Monroe, 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 Union 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 Union County Records in the North Carolina State Archives.
- Union County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1913, Marriage Records from 1842, Death Records from 1913 and Land Records from 1842.
- Union County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1837, Court Records from 1843 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records.
- Union County Tax Assessor / Collector
- Union Co. North Carolina County Health Department
Union 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
Union 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
Union County, North Carolina Resources
Union County, North Carolina External Links
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- Union County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- Union Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- A History of Union County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- Union County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- Union Co. NCGenweb
- Union County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- Union County, North Carolina Military Records
- North Carolina City Directories