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Madison County Genealogy

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Madison County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is part of the Asheville, North Carolina, Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2000, the population was 19,635. Its county seat is Marshall.

The county was formed in 1851 from parts of Buncombe County and Yancey County. It was named for James Madison, fourth President of the United States (1809-1817).

Source: WIkipedia.

Madison County Genealogy Resources

Madison County NCGenweb

NCGenWeb Madison County Archives

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)

Madison County Genealogy Society
PO Box 155
Mars Hill, NC 28754
(They hold meetings at 7 PM on the first Monday of the month in Marshall, NC at the Public Library.)

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Madison County Government

Madison County Official Site

Madison County – Register of Deeds
Online Records Search
County Administration Building
5707 Highway 25/70
PO Box 66
Marshall, NC 28753
(828) 649-3014

Madison County Library
Main Library
1335 North Main Street
Marshall, NC 28753
(828) 649-3741 Phone
(828) 649-3504 Fax

Mars Hill Branch
25 Dogwood Street
P.O. Box 28
Mars Hill, NC 28754
(828) 689-5183 Phone

Hot Springs Branch
88 Bridge Street
P.O. Box 175
Hot Springs, NC 28743
(828) 622-3584

Tax Records

Landers Surname in Tax lists for 1903/1905

Census Records

1900 Federal Census Transcription – Partial transcription of Madison County, NC Census for 1900

Madison County Cemeteries

USGS Listing of Cemeteries in Madison County, NC

Cemetery Transcriptions

Query Forums

Madison County, NC Query Forum

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Cities and Towns of Madison County

* Hot Springs
* Mars Hill
* Marshall

The County also has the following townships:

* Township 1 – Marshall
* Township 2 – Laurel
* Township 3 – Mars Hill
* Township 4 – Beech Glenn
* Township 5 – Walnut
* Township 6 – Hot Springs
* Township 7 – Ebbs Chapel
* Township 8 – Spring Creek
* Township 9 – Sandy Mush
* Township 10 – Grapevine
* Township 11 – Revere Rice Cove

News related to Madison County, NC

“”madison county” nc” – Google News

Greeneville, TN woman identified in fatal Madison County crash – WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Greeneville, TN woman identified in fatal Madison County crash  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

MADISON COUNTY, N.C. (WJHL) – North Carolina Highway Patrol officials confirm a Greeneville, Tennessee, was the victim in a fatal Madison County crash on …




Deputies: Madison County school bus driver arrested for suspected inappropriate conduct with a student – FOX Carolina

Deputies: Madison County school bus driver arrested for suspected inappropriate conduct with a student  FOX Carolina

Madison County, NC (FOX Carolina) – Deputies in Madison County have arrested a school bus driver suspected of inappropriate conduct with a minor.




Achieving Health in Appalachia – U.S. News & World Report

Achieving Health in Appalachia  U.S. News & World Report

Madison County, North Carolina, stands out in a region lagging in health and opportunity.




Landslide collapses apartment building in Marshall as French Broad rises – Asheville Citizen-Times

Landslide collapses apartment building in Marshall as French Broad rises  Asheville Citizen-Times

Heavy rains have residents and business owners in Madison County concerned about the impact of flooding.




UPDATE: Driver dies after injuries sustained in Madison Co. crash – WLOS

UPDATE: Driver dies after injuries sustained in Madison Co. crash  WLOS

A driver in a head-on, two-vehicle crash in Madison County died Friday, state troopers tell News 13. Twenty-one-year-old Alexandria Lewis of Greenville, …




Madison County man facing multiple child sex offenses – WLOS

Madison County man facing multiple child sex offenses  WLOS

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office has arrested and charged a local man with various child sex offenses. Anthony Chase Surrett, 20, is charged with statutory …


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