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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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Lockdown at Transylvania County schools lifted – WLOS


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Lockdown at Transylvania County schools lifted
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Transylvania County, N.C. (WLOS) — The Transylvania County Sheriff's Office placed Rosman High School and Rosman Middle School on a precautionary lockdown about 1:50 p.m.Thursday while deputies investigated a letter found on campus.




Driver in fatal Transylvania County crash identified – WLOS


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Driver in fatal Transylvania County crash identified
WLOS
TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — We now know the identity of a woman killed in a Transylvania County crash. RELATED LINK| Driver dies in Transylvania County crash. Troopers say 57-year-old Phyllis Talley was not wearing a seatbelt and was …

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Driver dies in Transylvania County crash – WLOS

Driver dies in Transylvania County crash
WLOS
TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — Authorities said a woman was killed in a one-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on U.S. 276 (Pisgah Highway). The wreck happened about 3:30 p.m. in Pisgah National Forest just past the ranger station. A camper …

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The Transylvania County Library’s Hidden Treasure – Brevard, NC – The Transylvania Times

The Transylvania County Library's Hidden Treasure – Brevard, NC
The Transylvania Times
Most patrons who visit the Transylvania County Library are aware of the various services and programs that are available there. It's not just about the books — except in the case of The Second Story Book Store, where it is all about books. “We think

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Transylvania County Certified As Work Ready Community – Brevard, NC – The Transylvania Times

Transylvania County Certified As Work Ready Community – Brevard, NC
The Transylvania Times
Officials from the North Carolina Chamber Foundation have approved Transylvania County as an NC Works Certified Work Ready Community. The announcement was made last week at the Blue Ridge Community College Brevard campus to an audience of …

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In Transylvania County: Designer House Benefits Habitat For Humanity – Brevard, NC – The Transylvania Times


The Transylvania Times
In Transylvania County: Designer House Benefits Habitat For Humanity – Brevard, NC
The Transylvania Times
On Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Transylvania County's Habitat for Humanity will host its second annual Designer Home. The event will take place at 221 Ohwanteska Lane in Connestee Falls. All furnishings and accessories within the home


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