Durham County NC Genealogy

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Durham County Records by City/Town

Bahama Genealogy (37)
Bethesda Genealogy (29)
Carr Township Genealogy (48)
Durham Genealogy (525)
Gorman Genealogy (26)
Lebanon Township Genealogy (48)

Mangum in Durham County Genealogy (70)
Nelson Genealogy (31)
Oak Grove Genealogy (103)
Rougemont Genealogy (36)
Triangle Township Genealogy (81)

Overview of Durham County Records

  • Durham County was created in 1881 from Orange and Wake counties.
  • Copies of birth and death certificates for 1916 and later can be obtained from the North Carolina Vital Records Office.
  • The Durham County Health Department has birth and death records starting in 1913.
  • The Durham County Register of Deeds has marriage and land records starting in 1881.
  • The Durham County Clerk Superior Court has court records starting in 1881 and probate records starting in 1875.
  • Online indexes and images of many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.