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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

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News related to Transylvania County, NC

“”transylvania county” nc” – Google News

Hollocker Will Lead County’s DSS Legal Efforts – Transylvania County, NC – The Transylvania Times

Hollocker Will Lead County’s DSS Legal Efforts – Transylvania County, NC  The Transylvania Times

The Transylvania County Board of County Commissioners recently voted unanimously to appoint Mary Ann J. Hollocker as the county’s full-time special.




Proposed Ecusta Trail Gets $6.4 Million Boost – Transylvania County, NC – The Transylvania Times

Proposed Ecusta Trail Gets $6.4 Million Boost – Transylvania County, NC  The Transylvania Times

Transylvania County officials remain “neutral” on the proposed Ecusta Trail after it was announced last week that Conserving Carolina was awarded a $6.4 …




Camper Found Hungry, Tired After Going Missing – Transylvania County, NC – The Transylvania Times

Camper Found Hungry, Tired After Going Missing – Transylvania County, NC  The Transylvania Times

A 9-year-old camper was found hungry and tired Friday morning after going missing Thursday night in the Camp Greenville area of northwestern.




Jake Johnson Sworn In – Transylvania County, NC – The Transylvania Times

Jake Johnson Sworn In – Transylvania County, NC  The Transylvania Times

Newly appointed N.C. Rep. Jake Johnson was seated last week as a member of the N.C. General Assembly representing District 113, which includes.




Dogwood Health Trust Names Its CEO – Transylvania County, NC – The Transylvania Times

Dogwood Health Trust Names Its CEO – Transylvania County, NC  The Transylvania Times

The Dogwood Health Trust, formed after the sale of Mission Health’s assets to HCA Healthcare, has named Antony Chiang as its first chief executive.




House Fire – Transylvania County, NC – The Transylvania Times

House Fire – Transylvania County, NC  The Transylvania Times

Cedar Mountain Fire/Rescue responded to a structure fire at 4:41 p.m. on Thursday at 1320 Solomon Jones Road. The fire was fully involved upon.


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