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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

Family Bibles and Records

Obituaries and Death Notices

 School Records

 Wills / Probate


Website Updates:
July 2015:
Cemetery Additions:
Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory: Dickson, McCall, Merrill, Stiles, Tinsley;
Cathey's Creek Baptist Church Cemetery: Barton, Turner
Cooper's Cemetery: Lynch;
Davidson River Cememtery: Galloway, Miller
Dunn's Creek Baptist Church Cemetery: Wilson
East Fork Methodist Chruch Cemetery: Hubbard;
Evergreen-Gillepsie Cemetery: Garren, Hampton, Jackson, Kilpatrick, Mull, Paxton, Sims
Glazener Cemetery: Enloe, Glazner,
Haskell Powell Memorial Cemetery: Powell;
Lakeside Cemetery: Hinkle; McKinney
Little River Baptist Church Cemetery: McCrary, Merrill
Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery: Boley;
Mount Moriah Cemetery: Conner, Ross;
Oak Grove Baptist Church: McCall;
Oak Grove Cemetery: Crary, Ray, Terry, Wilson
Old Toxaway Baptist Church Cemetery: Chappel, Holcombe, Powell
Reid Cemetery: Reid
Rocky Hill Baptist Church Cemetery: Lee
Round Top Cemetery: Wilson
Whitmire Cemetery: Masters

County Records: Township Formations

Marriages: Buckner/Metcalf

Military: Veteran's Memorial
WW II Draft Cards: Chappell; Hinkle; Metcalf

 Slaves: Slaves and Slave Owners

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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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