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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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Authorities release name of armed, dangerous suspect in Brevard-area manhunt – WLOS


WSPA.com
Authorities release name of armed, dangerous suspect in Brevard-area manhunt
WLOS
BREVARD, N.C. (WLOS) — Parts of Pisgah National Forest are closed Saturday near Sliding Rock, Avery Creek Road, US-276, and the Cradle of Forestry as deputies search for an armed suspect, the Transylvania County sheriff confirmed Saturday afternoon …
Deputies: Manhunt underway after armed robbery suspect fled chase on footFOX Carolina
Manhunt continues for armed suspect in Transylvania Co.WSPA.com
Deputies identify man wanted following chase, search in national forestWYFF Greenville
Asheville Citizen-Times
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In Brevard fatal stabbing, authorities identify teen victim, arrest third suspect – WLOS


WLOS
In Brevard fatal stabbing, authorities identify teen victim, arrest third suspect
WLOS
"Unique opportunity and a unique experience for us as scientists, us as educators and as community members," she said. The path of totality in our region hits Tennesesse first, where it slides south of Knoxville. Once in North Carolina, it covers parts
NEW: Victim Identified, Three Now Charged In Early Morning Stabbing Death Case-Brevard NCThe Transylvania Times
2 suspects arrested in Brevard fatal stabbing caseWSPA.com

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Transylvania County demonstrators call out Rep. Mark Meadows – WLOS

Transylvania County demonstrators call out Rep. Mark Meadows
WLOS
Transylvania County NAACP president Tommy Kilgore said to the crowd. The chapter organized a rally across the street from the Meadows' event to raise concerns about proposals to repeal and replace Obamacare. The NAACP contends the congressman is …




Legal Notices For July 20, 2017 – The Transylvania Times

Legal Notices For July 20, 2017
The Transylvania Times
Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Burton Fleat Bass of Transylvania County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of Burton Fleat Bass to present them to the undersigned on or before October 6, 2017




Parts of Pigsah National Forest closed in manhunt for armed suspect – WJLA


WJLA
Parts of Pigsah National Forest closed in manhunt for armed suspect
WJLA
BREVARD, N.C. (WLOS) — Parts of Pisgah National Forest in eastern North Carolina are closed Saturday as deputies search for an armed suspect, the Transylvania County sheriff confirmed Saturday afternoon. Deputies are searching for Phillip Michael …

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Woman airlifted to hospital after bicycle crash in Transylvania County – WLOS

Woman airlifted to hospital after bicycle crash in Transylvania County
WLOS
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Warrants show new information in a shooting in West Asheville over the weekend. Asheville police say Andrew Switzer and Ryan Ashby were parked in a car near the Sonic on Patton Avenue. Ashby says they were waiting inside …

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