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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:

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

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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King Law Opens New Office In Transylvania County – Brevard NC – The Transylvania Times

King Law Opens New Office In Transylvania County – Brevard NC
The Transylvania Times
King Law has announced the expansion of its law practice to Transylvania County with the opening of their new office in downtown Brevard. The office is located at 26 E. Main St., Suites #2 & #3, just across the street from the Transylvania County




Seven Area Wrestlers Qualify For State Championships – Transylvania County NC – The Transylvania Times


The Transylvania Times
Seven Area Wrestlers Qualify For State Championships – Transylvania County NC
The Transylvania Times
Five members of the Brevard wrestling team qualified for the state championships at this past weekend's 2A regional tournament. Pictured are Daniel McJunkin (152 pounds), Cole Galloway (126 pounds), Tanner Ellenberger (220 pounds), Logan Roth (160 …




2-acre Transylvania County fire under control, no one injured – WLOS


WLOS
2-acre Transylvania County fire under control, no one injured
WLOS
TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — Very little rain and continuing drought conditions prove to be challenging for fire crews across the mountains. Multiple departments responded to a brush fire in Transylvania County Saturday in the Pisgah Forest …

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New Online Course Expands Options For Drivers Ed – Transylvania County NC – The Transylvania Times

New Online Course Expands Options For Drivers Ed – Transylvania County NC
The Transylvania Times
Students in Transylvania County Schools over the age of 14-½ years old now have a convenient online option to begin working toward their learner's permit and driver's license. According to Alan Justice, TCS Director of Transportation and Safe Schools, …




Brewery greenway may go to vote in Transylvania County – WLOS

Brewery greenway may go to vote in Transylvania County
WLOS
BREVARD, N.C. (WLOS) — There was renewed talk of a greenway connecting some big-name breweries and a cidery in Western North Carolina on Monday, according to Transylvania County Manager Jaime Laughter. The greenway could run beside …

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County Library To Offer Food For Feedback – Brevard NC – The Transylvania Times

County Library To Offer Food For Feedback – Brevard NC
The Transylvania Times
The Transylvania County Library promises good food and good conversation during their upcoming public dialogues at locations throughout Transylvania County. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and share ideas about the library's role in helping Transylvania County …

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