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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 attorney, ex-NC judge charged with sexual offense against teen in South Asheville – Asheville Citizen-Times

Catawba attorney, ex-NC judge charged with sexual offense against teen in South Asheville  Asheville Citizen-Times

ASHEVILLE — Prominent Catawba County lawyer Daniel Ray Green, 64, has been charged with two felonies and two misdemeanors after police say he …




3 men lied about shooting, robbery, Catawba County sheriff says – WSOC Charlotte

3 men lied about shooting, robbery, Catawba County sheriff says  WSOC Charlotte

Deputies determined three men who claimed they were victims of an attempted robbery and shooting Tuesday night made up the whole story to investigators.




Suspect sought in Catawba County robberies – Morganton News Herald

Suspect sought in Catawba County robberies  Morganton News Herald

NEWTON — A Newton man is being sought in connection to a robbery in Newton as well as a larceny in Claremont.




3rd case of rabies confirmed in Catawba Co. after fight between fox, 2 dogs – WSOC Charlotte

3rd case of rabies confirmed in Catawba Co. after fight between fox, 2 dogs  WSOC Charlotte

Catawba County Animal Services confirmed the county’s third rabies case of the year.




Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame announces 2019 class – Hickory Daily Record

Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame announces 2019 class  Hickory Daily Record

The Hickory Metro Sports Commission is set to induct five new members into the Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame next month, according to a press release …




Catawba County’s Cherie Berry, the ‘elevator lady,’ won’t seek reelection – WSOC Charlotte

Catawba County’s Cherie Berry, the ‘elevator lady,’ won’t seek reelection  WSOC Charlotte

North Carolina’s elevator lady will soon punch the last buttons on her career as state labor commissioner.


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