Transylvania County, North Carolina
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Transylvania County
North Carolina

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".

Brevard * Pisgah Forest * Rosman * Cedar Mountain * Cherryfield * Lake Toxaway * Little River * Penrose * Sapphire 

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Transylvania County Online Data

Death Records

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 School Records

 Wills / Probate


Website Updates: June 2018

Cemetery adds: Gillespie/Evergreen: N Miller

Military Records: Korean War Casualties

Marriages: Manly/Searcey; Shipman/Johnson

Newspaper Gleanings
- Community News - King building house; Reward paid for information on fires
- Court News - Henson's property seized
- Military News - Civil War: Old Soldiers Reunion
- Sick List - Robinson

Obituaries: Cauty Miller


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Surrounding Counties:

Henderson County

Jackson County

Haywood County

Greenville County SC

Pickens County SC

Oconee County SC

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