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The county was formed in 1852 from parts of Haywood County and Macon County. It was named for Andrew Jackson, President of the United States from 1829 to 1837.

In 1861 parts of Jackson County and Henderson County were combined to form Transylvania County. In 1871 parts of Jackson County and Macon County were combined to form Swain County. Source Wikipedia

Jackson County NCGenweb

Jackson County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2108
Cullowhee, NC 28723

Jackson County Historical Association
P.O. Box 173
Sylva, NC 28779

Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 2122
Asheville, NC 28802
(covers Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Swain, and Transylvania Counties)

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Jackson County Courthouse
401 Grindstaff Cove Road
County Courthouse
Sylva, NC 28779

Census

1860 Federal Census Transcription – Slave Schedule

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Jackson County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Query Forums

Jackson County, NC Query Forum

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phall on “Grandparents- Swanger, Cogdill, Franks, Bentley”

I am looking for my grandparents. Alonzo Swanger married Florence Cogdill. Leroy Franks married Martha Bentley. If anyone has any info on them, I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks


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Cities and towns of Jackson County:

Balsam
Cashiers
Cullowhee
Dillsboro
East Laport
Erastus
Glenville
Norton
Speedwell
Sylva (County Seat)
Tuckasegee
Webster
Whittier

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Check out cool lakefront mountain retreats in Cashiers, NC (Photos) – Atlanta Business Chronicle


Atlanta Business Chronicle
Check out cool lakefront mountain retreats in Cashiers, NC (Photos)
Atlanta Business Chronicle
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Proposed changes to deer, bear hunting seasons aim to better manage populations – WLOS


WLOS
Proposed changes to deer, bear hunting seasons aim to better manage populations
WLOS
JACKSON COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) – North Carolina's Wildlife Resources Commission is proposing changes to the state's deer and bear hunting seasons. The goal is to try to better manage the populations and, at the same time, improve hunter satisfaction. One




Prescribed burn Friday in Jackson County – WLOS


WLOS
Prescribed burn Friday in Jackson County
WLOS
Prescribed burn Friday in Jackson County. by WLOS STAFF. Photo: U.S. Forest Service. AA. FRANKLIN, N.C. (WLOS) —. The U.S. Forest Service plans to conduct a prescribed burn Friday, January 26, 2018, weather permitting, in the Nantahala Ranger District

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Jackson County Early College High School to Host “I Know Where I’m Going!” Event – Business Wire (press release)


Business Wire (press release)
Jackson County Early College High School to Host “I Know Where I'm Going!” Event
Business Wire (press release)
The goal of the event is to celebrate great education choices in North Carolina and raise awareness among parents about school choice. “School Choice Week gives schools a change to showcase what they offer, like our strong college prep program,” said




WNC school closings, delays for Tuesday, Jan. 30 – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
WNC school closings, delays for Tuesday, Jan. 30
Asheville Citizen-Times
Some wintry weather caused school districts in Western North Carolina to alter their schedules for Tuesday: Closings: Buncombe County Schools. Haywood County Schools. Henderson County Schools. Jackson County Schools. Madison County Schools. Mitchell


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