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Transylvania County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population was 29,334. Its county seat is Brevard.

The county was formed in 1861 from parts of Henderson County and Jackson County. Its name is derived from the Transylvania Company and has Latin origins: trans (“across”) and silva or sylva (“woods”).

Source: Wikipedia.

Transylvania County Genealogy Resources

Transylvania County NCGenweb

Transylvania County NCGenWeb Archives

Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 2122
Asheville, NC 28802

Transylvania County Genealogical Society
189 West Main St
Brevard, NC 28712
(two driveways past the Brevard Post Office in a white two story farm house on left)
Transylvania Genealogical Society (Mailing Address)
P.O. Box 2347
Brevard, NC 28712
Hours of Operation
Wednesday: 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Additional hours to be announced
and by appointment

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Transylvania County Government

Transylvania County Government – Official Website
Register of Deeds
7 E Main St.
Brevard, NC 28712

Transylvania County Public Library
212 South Gaston Street
Brevard, North Carolina 28712
828-884-3151
* Monday (9:30-8:00)
* Tuesday (9:30-5:30)
* Wednesday (9:30-5:30)
* Thursday (9:30-8:00)
* Friday (9:30-5:30)
* Saturday (9:30-5:30)
* Sunday Closed

Effective July 1, 2009 the Rowell Bosse Local History Room is closed from 12-1 each weekday and all day on Saturday. Call the Local History Room at 884-3151, ext. 242 for more information.

Cities and Towns

* Balsam Grove
* Brevard
* Pisgah Forest
* Rosman

Townships:

Brevard
Catheys Creek
Dunns Rock
Cedar Mountain
Lake Toxaway
Balsam Grove
Pisgah Forest
Rosman
Little River

Census

1900 Transylvania County Federal Census Images

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Transylvania County

Cemetery Transcriptions

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News related to Transylvania County, NC

“”transylvania county” nc” – Google News

Legal Notices: June 24, 2019 – The Transylvania Times

Legal Notices: June 24, 2019  The Transylvania Times

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK …




Strategic Plan Will Guide County Tourism Efforts-Transylvania County, NC – The Transylvania Times

Strategic Plan Will Guide County Tourism Efforts-Transylvania County, NC  The Transylvania Times

On June 4, Transylvania County Tourism (TCT) hosted tourism partners and area stakeholders at a community presentation of TCT’s new strategic plan that will …




County Budget May Include 12.5 Cents Tax Increase-Transylvania County, NC – The Transylvania Times

County Budget May Include 12.5 Cents Tax Increase-Transylvania County, NC  The Transylvania Times

On top of a proposed 10.5 cents property tax increase to pay for the voter-approved $68 million school bond, a majority of the Transylvania County.




Glancing Back: Cradle Of Forestry Opens Memorial Day – Transylvania County, NC – The Transylvania Times

Glancing Back: Cradle Of Forestry Opens Memorial Day – Transylvania County, NC  The Transylvania Times

The following briefs are from Thursday, May 29, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Representative Charles Taylor has introduced a bill in the.




Sheriff Seeks Child Abuse Suspect-Transylvania County, NC – The Transylvania Times

Sheriff Seeks Child Abuse Suspect-Transylvania County, NC  The Transylvania Times

The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help to find Christopher Charles Booker, who was involved in an alleged child abuse incident that …




County Manager Submits $60.4 Million Budget – Transylvania County, NC – The Transylvania Times

County Manager Submits $60.4 Million Budget – Transylvania County, NC  The Transylvania Times

County Manager Jaime Laughter is recommending a $60.4 million general fund budget, including a 10.5 cents property tax increase to pay for the school.


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