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Catawba County Genealogy

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The county was formed in 1842 from Lincoln County. It was named for the Catawba tribe of Native Americans, who once inhabited the area. Source Wikipedia

Catawba County NCGenweb site

Catawba County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2406
Hickory, NC 28603

Catawba County Historical Association
P.O. Box 73
Newton, NC 28658

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Catawba County Courthouse
PO Box 389
County Government Center
Newton, NC 28658

Census

1850 Federal Census Index – by last name only

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Catawba County

Cemetery Transcriptions – link opens to folder with big list of Catawba County Cemetery transcriptions listed as text files with the name of the file identifying the cemetery.

Query Forums

Catawba County, NC Query Forum

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Cities and towns of Catawba County:

Bethlehem
Blackburn
Catawba
Claremont
Conover
Drums Crossroads
Duan
Hickory
Lenoir Rhyne
Long View
Longisland
Maiden
Mountain View
Newton (County Seat)
Olivers Crossroads
Propst Crossroads
Sherrills Ford
South Newton
Startown
Terrell
Viewmont

News related to Catawba County, NC

“”catawba county” nc” – Google News

Catawba County Inspection Scores, Aug. 9-15 | Business – Hickory Daily Record

Catawba County Inspection Scores, Aug. 9-15 | Business  Hickory Daily Record

To view inspection forms for each establishment, click here.




Surveillance video shows clerk in headlock dragged across store by robber – WSOC Charlotte

Surveillance video shows clerk in headlock dragged across store by robber  WSOC Charlotte

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. – A clerk said a gunman put her in a headlock before dragging her across a Catawba County convenience store Friday morning …




Catawba County received 67.3 million opioid pills in 7 years. That’s the equivalent of 62 pills per person per year. – Hickory Daily Record

Catawba County received 67.3 million opioid pills in 7 years. That’s the equivalent of 62 pills per person per year.  Hickory Daily Record

An explosive investigative series from The Washington Post revealed 76 billion oxycodone and hydrocodone pain pills were distributed across the U.S. from …




Officials confirm fourth, fifth cases of rabies in Catawba Co. in 2019 – WBTV

Officials confirm fourth, fifth cases of rabies in Catawba Co. in 2019  WBTV

Officials have confirmed the fourth and fifth cases of rabies in Catawba County in 2019.




Man arrested on drug trafficking charges in Catawba County – WBTV

Man arrested on drug trafficking charges in Catawba County  WBTV

The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office arrested 30-year-old Ryan Eugene Farley Thursday on charges of drug trafficking and possession of crack cocaine.




Catawba County attorney Daniel Ray Green indicted on statutory sex offense charge – Hickory Daily Record

Catawba County attorney Daniel Ray Green indicted on statutory sex offense charge  Hickory Daily Record

Prominent Catawba County lawyer Daniel Ray Green, 64, was in court in Buncombe County this week, but he wasn’t representing a client.


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