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Transylvania County was established by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1861 from portions of Henderson and Jackson Counties. Brevard, the county seat was established in 1861 and incorporated in 1889. Transylvania is derived from the Latin words trans - meaning "across" and sylva - meaning "woods". Other communities in Transylvania County include Cedar Mountain; Cherryfield; Lake Toxaway; Little River; Penrose; Pisgah Forest; Rosman; and Sapphire.


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Military Records

Miscellaneous Data Newspaper Data Obituaries Photographs
Queries School Records Slaves/Slavery Wills and Probate Records

UPDATES: March 2015

Births: Bosse

Church/Religion: First Episcopal Service

County History: National Register of Historic Places; Brief County History

Marriage Records: Gidney/Galloway, Morgan/Justus

Miscellaneous Data: Legend of Kana' sta - The Lost Settlement (Connestee Falls); Lawyers 1921

Newspaper Data: Other News: Electric Street Lights; Politics: Municipal Election Results Sick List: Deaver

Obits: Jones ;


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