Catawba County Resource Center

Vital Records and Research Contacts

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Catawba County, NC Vital Records
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Catawba County Vital Records Office

Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 65
Newton, NC 28658
(828) 465-1573


Catawba County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2406
   Hickory, NC 28603-2406

Catawba County Historical Association
P.O. Box 2406   Hickory, NC 28603-2406


Record Type Cost Dates Available Remarks

Birth & Death


1913 - present

Only immediate family can obtain these records



1842 - present




1842 - present

Correct book & page
must be furnished

Divorce & Wills


From the
Clerk of Court office


Sometimes we encounter dead ends.... or our search takes us beyond the local area.
The parties listed here do genealogical work for a fee.

Christopher & Elizabeth Johnson
Raleigh Research

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