Jackson County, NC Genweb


Information Resources





Maps & Townships


Jackson County, NC Townships



Township Map


File created by Ruhrfisch



Towns in Jackson County




 Robert Love Survey Map


Maps of the original Love Survey, 1820, includes the areas of Macon County that are in present day Jackson County. This was the land that became available for settlement after the Treaty of 1819 with the Cherokee.  From the cession of the land in 1819 until Macon was formed in 1828 this land was part of Haywood County. 


This is a very useful interactive map in which portions of interest can be enlarged. 


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Jackson County: In the Beginning...

The petition to form Jackson County


A transcription of the actual petition sent to the state legislature and the names of almost 300 men who signed the original petition.




Migration Patterns of Jackson County People

An interesting article on the in-migration and out-migration of Jackson County people.  This information is essential to tracing family prior to their arrival in Jackson County and in finding families or family members who moved on westward.



Buncombe County 1800

Haywood County 1810

Haywood County 1820

Haywood County 1830

Haywood County 1830 index

Haywood County 1840

Haywood County 1840 index

Macon County 1840 part 1

Macon County 1840 part 2

Macon County 1840 part 3

Macon County 1840 part 4

Macon County 1850 Census index

Haywood County 1850 index

Haywood County 1850 Mortality Schedule

Jackson County 1860 Mortality Schedule

Jackson County Slave Schedule



last update 21 Feb 2016

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