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Richmond County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population was 46,564. Its county seat is Rockingham.

The county was formed in 1779 from Anson County. It was named for Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox.

In 1899 the southeastern part of Richmond County became Scotland County.

Keader Keaton, a colonial American officer in the American Revolutionary War, was a founder of Anglo-American settlement in Richmond County.

Source: Wikipedia.

Richmond County Genealogy Resources

Richmond County NCGenweb site

Richmond County NCGenWeb Archives

Richmond County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1041
Rockingham, NC 28379

Society of Richmond County Descendants
P.O. Box 848
Rockingham, NC 28379

Richmond County Government

Richmond County Government – Official Site
P.O. Box 504
Rockingham, NC 28380
(910)-997-8200

Richmond County Register of Deeds – Online Search
Richmond County Register of Deeds
114 E. Franklin St Room 101
Rockingham, NC 28379

Richmond County Public LIbrary
(Sandhill Regional Library System)
Thomas H. Leath Memorial Library
412 East Franklin Street
Rockingham, NC 28379
Phone: 910.895.6337
Fax: 910.895.5851

Hours:
Monday – 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tuesday – Thursday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Information on Genealogy Resources available for Richmond County Genealogy Research at the library.

Cities and Towns of Richmond County, NC

* Dobbins Heights
* East Rockingham
* Ellerbe
* Hamlet
* Hoffman
* Norman
* Rockingham
* Cordova

Census

1790 Federal Census Images

1790 Federal Census Transcription – Fayett District

1850 Federal Census Index

1850 Federal Census Images

Tax Records

1779-1838 Tax Lists

1792-1793 Sherrifs Tax Book

1806 Richmond County Taxpayers

1812 Richmond County Taxables – Partial

1836 Land Inventory – Wolfpit District

1838 Taxables – Capt. McIntosh’s District

Cemeteries

USGS Listing of Cemeteries in Richmond County, NC

Richmond County Cemetery Transcriptions

Richmond County Cemetery Census

Query Forums

Richmond County, NC Query Forum

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

North Carolina Genealogy Forum: Forum: Richmond County NC Genealogy Queries – Recent Topics

pegpoulson on “Danieal Allen Williams abt 1839″

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Slow start to free-book signups – Richmond County Daily Journal


Richmond County Daily Journal
Slow start to free-book signups
Richmond County Daily Journal
ROCKINGHAM — Dolly Parton wants to give free books to 926 more young children in Richmond County. Or, rather, her Imagination Library does, through a grant with the N.C. Partnership for Children. The Richmond County Partnership office held an open …

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More than 80000 doses of unused meds collected – Richmond County Daily Journal


Richmond County Daily Journal
More than 80000 doses of unused meds collected
Richmond County Daily Journal
Rockingham Police collected 27,290 doses of controlled substances, prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, said Lt. N.L. Forester of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. Deputies collected 58,349 doses, he said. The total amounted to 4,000




Scientists: Wood pellet industry a threat – Richmond County Daily Journal


Richmond County Daily Journal
Scientists: Wood pellet industry a threat
Richmond County Daily Journal
Enviva Biomass is the world's largest wood pellet producer with six plants in the southeastern United States, including three in North Carolina and one in Virginia near the states' border. The Richmond County plant will be located across from the CSX
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A woman’s life and a new look back at NC history – Richmond County Daily Journal


Richmond County Daily Journal
A woman's life and a new look back at NC history
Richmond County Daily Journal
Does the life of a Jewish woman who was born, lived, and died in the same house in Goldsboro have lessons for today's historians? The answer is, yes, lots of lessons, which is certainly one of the reasons that the newly published UNC Press book

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Tar Heel State sets pace for tax reform – Richmond County Daily Journal


Richmond County Daily Journal
Tar Heel State sets pace for tax reform
Richmond County Daily Journal
RALEIGH — North Carolina has already accomplished what Republicans in Washington want to pass — historic tax reform that caps or eliminates special-interest deductions, cuts tax rates, and encourages investment, business formation and job creation.

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