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1779 North Carolina map, Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division

North Carolina

Statehood: 21 Nov 1789
12th state of the United States

Bordering states:
North: Virginia
South: South Carolina, Georgia
West: Tennessee

Capital: Raleigh

Largest city: Charlotte

Map: North Carolina, 1779 (click map to enlarge), Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

Counties: North Carolina County Creation Dates and Parent Counties. Counties in 2020: 100.

Resources

Virtual Libraries

State of North Carolina

Biographical History of North Carolina from Colonial Times to the Present, vol. 2, Samuel A. Ashe, 1905.

The Formation of the North Carolina Counties, 1663-1943, David Leroy Corbitt, 1975.

The Historical Records of North Carolina, The County Records of Alamance through Columbus, vol. 1, Charles Christopher Crittenden and Dan Lacy, editors, 1938.

The Historical Records of North Carolina, The County Records of Craven through Moore, vol. 2, Charles Christopher Crittenden and Dan Lacy, editors, 1938.

The Historical Records of North Carolina, The County Records of Nash through Yancey, vol. 3, Charles Christopher Crittenden and Dan Lacy, editors, 1939.

Historical Sketches of North Carolina, From 1584 to 1851, John H. Wheeler, 1851.

The History of North Carolina from the Earliest Period, François Xavier Martin, 1829.

History of North Carolina, North Carolina Biography, vol. 6, 1919.

Marriage and Death Notices from Raleigh Register and North Carolina State Gazette, 1826–1845,, Carrie L. Broughton.

Marriage and Death Notices from Raleigh Register and North Carolina State Gazette, 1856–1857,, Carrie L. Broughton, 1950.

North Carolina Century Farms, 100 Years of Continuous Agricultural Heritage, North Carolina. Department of Agriculture, 1989.

Newspapers

Newspapers.com: North Carolina

Newspapers Archive: North Carolina

Genealogy Bank: North Carolina

Chronicling America, digitized: North Carolina

NewsLibrary: North Carolina

Community History Archive Newspapers: North Carolina

Small Town Newspapers
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