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The county was formed as Cleveland County in 1841 from parts of Lincoln County and Rutherford County. It was named for Benjamin Cleaveland, a colonel in the American Revolutionary War, who took part in the Battle of King’s Mountain. The present spelling was adopted in 1887. Source Wikipedia

Cleveland County NCGenweb site

Broad River Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2261
Shelby, NC 28151-2261

Cleveland County Historical Association
P.O. Box 1335
Shelby, NC 28150

Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County
P.O. Box 938
Forest City, NC 28043
(covers Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, and Rutherford Counties in NC, also few SC counties)

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Cleveland County Courthouse
PO Box 1210
County Courthouse
Shelby, NC 28151

Census

1850 Federal Census Index – by last name only

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Cleveland County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Query Forums

Cleveland County, NC Query Forum

Latest North Carolina Genealogy Query posts for Cleveland County from the Forum:

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Cleveland County, NC at Genforum

Cities and towns of Cleveland County:

Belwood
Boiling Springs
Casar
Cleveland Springs
Delight
Doran
Double Shoals
Earl
Fallston
Grover
Kings Mountain
Kingstown
Lattimore
Lawndale
Mooresboro
New House
Patterson Springs
Polkville
Shelby (County Seat)
Swainsville
Toluca
Waco

News related to Cleveland County, NC

“cleveland county” nc – Google News

Community calendar of events – Shelby Star

Community calendar of events
Shelby Star
Cleveland/Lincoln County Rose Society Meeting: 2:30 p.m. at the Cleveland County Extension Office, 130 S. Post Road, Shelby. The guest speaker will be Connie Viebicking of Sarasota, Florida.� She will show slides from the David Austin Rose Test Garden …




Tornado watch issued for county – Shelby Star


Shelby Star
Tornado watch issued for county
Shelby Star
A tornado watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for Cleveland County until 9 p.m.. Areas in the county could experience … Shelby Star ~ 315 East Graham Street, Shelby, NC 28150 ~ Privacy Policy ~ Terms Of Service. Close. Home · News.

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Duke Energy: 14401 outages in Spartanburg County – Spartanburg Herald Journal


Spartanburg Herald Journal
Duke Energy: 14401 outages in Spartanburg County
Spartanburg Herald Journal
Steve Wilkinson, meteorologist at GSP, said the tornado warning for Spartanburg County expired at 3:30 p.m. The warning continued moving with the storm into Cherokee County and Cleveland County, N.C., he said. That warning was issued until 4 p.m..

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Heavy rain, damaging winds batter the Carolinas – WCNC


WCNC
Heavy rain, damaging winds batter the Carolinas
WCNC
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The First Warn Storm Team is warning viewers to be weather aware as heavy rain and damaging winds have battered parts of the Carolinas Monday evening. Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Cleveland, Lincoln and Rutherford …

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Teens charged with cyberbullying after posting video of ‘play fight’ – WCNC


WCNC
Teens charged with cyberbullying after posting video of 'play fight'
WCNC
CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. – Three local teenagers were charged with a crime for sharing a video of a fight that happened at their school, each being accused of cyberbullying. The video was taken in the bathroom of Burns High School in Cleveland County.




BREAKING: Tornado warning issued for Burke – Morganton News Herald


Greensboro News & Record
BREAKING: Tornado warning issued for Burke
Morganton News Herald
Areas that are under a tornado warning are southeastern Burke County, southwestern Catawba County in the, northeastern Rutherford County, western Lincoln County and northwestern Cleveland County. The watch is in effect until 4:45 p.m.. A tornado watch …
Tornado spotted in eastern Burke CountyGreensboro News & Record
Tornado watch issued for Mecklenburg County area Monday afternoonCharlotte Observer

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