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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″

looking for information on Danial Allen Williams son was Peter Simon


Richmond County, NC at Genforum

News related to Richmond County, NC

“richmond county” nc – Google News

Richmond County school board’s case against the state heading to NC Supreme Court – Richmond County Daily Journal


Richmond County Daily Journal
Richmond County school board's case against the state heading to NC Supreme Court
Richmond County Daily Journal
Daily Journal file photo The Richmond County Board of Education plans to appeal to the N.C. Supreme Court in its case against the state for funds from traffic fines that were unconstitutionally re-directed. Tuesday, the Court of Appeals ruled judges




Flipped truck shuts down highway – Richmond County Daily Journal


Richmond County Daily Journal
Flipped truck shuts down highway
Richmond County Daily Journal
The two-mile stretch of road— between Hamer Mill and Osborne roads — was shut down for 2½ hours before the path was cleared by the N.C. Department of Transportation at 4:15. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office had the highway blocked on both sides …




Sandhills AGInnovation Center aims to help farmers’ produce sales – Richmond County Daily Journal


Richmond County Daily Journal
Sandhills AGInnovation Center aims to help farmers' produce sales
Richmond County Daily Journal
Three thousand square feet of concrete and roofing near Ellerbe may just hold the future of Richmond County farming. Scheduled to open in September, the Sandhills AGInnovation Center — a team effort between Richmond and Moore counties and the N.C. …




TAR HEEL VIEW: Though NC is fiscally healthy, legislators should be cautious – Richmond County Daily Journal

TAR HEEL VIEW: Though NC is fiscally healthy, legislators should be cautious
Richmond County Daily Journal
In addition, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University in Virginia last week moved North Carolina up from 21st to 15th in its rankings of states based on fiscal condition. One indicator, according to Mercatus: “Long-term liabilities are 17 percent

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Hamlet police: Teens had gun, marijuana – Richmond County Daily Journal


Richmond County Daily Journal
Hamlet police: Teens had gun, marijuana
Richmond County Daily Journal
Richmond County Sheriff James E. Clemmons Jr. in December announced the formation of a gang task force, made up of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Rockingham and Hamlet police departments, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, the …




Teen airlifted, missing man found in Ellerbe – Richmond County Daily Journal


Richmond County Daily Journal
Teen airlifted, missing man found in Ellerbe
Richmond County Daily Journal
A Silver Alert was issued by the N.C. Center for Missing Persons at 5:57 p.m. for 65-year-old William Michael Mabe. However, local first responders had been searching for several hours at that point. Mabe, of Bill Nicholson Road, was last seen by

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