Welcome to North Carolina Genealogy Trails!
Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.
If you have a love for history, a desire to help others, and basic webpage-making
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[A desire to transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a basic webpage
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More information can be found on the Volunteer Page.
This county is available for adoption!!
We regret that we are unable to do personal research for anyone..
All data we come across will be added to this site.
We thank you for visiting and hope you'll come back again to view the updates we make to this site.
Happy Trails to you on your quest for your
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The county was formed in 1753 from the northern part of Anson County.
It was named for Matthew Rowan, acting governor of North Carolina from 1753 to 1754.
Cities and Towns
Kannapolis * Salisbury (county seat)
China Grove * Cleveland * East Spencer * Faith * Granite Quarry * Landis * Rockwell * Spencer *
Dogwood Acres * Dukeville * Gold Hill