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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

Query Forums

Transylvania County, NC Query Forum

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

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flyingduck on “Need to contact Barbara Jean (Hilburn) Fisher”

Desperately seeking contact with Barbara Jean (Hilburn)Fisher. Her two granddaughters Amber and Mandy are adults now and want to contact her. Last know address was Rt. 1 Box 84, Kitchen Loop Road, Lake Toxaway, N.C.. Her husbands name is Warren F. Fisher. If anyone can help locate her it would make her granddaughters very happy. You may pass this post along to her if you can. She can contact her granddaughter Amber at 805-737-3954 or email her at flyingduck1@verizon.net.


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Transylvania County Left Out Of NC Hoops Playoffs – The Transylvania Times

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Legal Notices for February 19, 2018 – The Transylvania Times

Legal Notices for February 19, 2018
The Transylvania Times
Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Robert Lee Caldwell of Transylvania County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of Robert Lee Caldwell to present them to the undersigned on or before May 14




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Friends say man’s right hand severed in machete attack in Transylvania County – WLOS


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