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State County Codes
Transcribed by Tina Tarlton Smith

 

Code

County

Date

Parents

.001

Alamance

1849

Orange

.002

Albermarle

1664

Original abolished 1739

.003

Alexander

1847

Irdell, Cadwell, Wilkes

.004

Alleghany

1859

Ashe

.005

Anson

1750

Bladen

.006

Ashe

1799

Wilkes

.007

Avery

1911

Mitchell, Watauga, Caldwell

.008

Bath

1696

Original County, abolished 1739

.009

Beaufort

1705 

Bath

.010

Bertie

1722

Chowan

.011

Bladen

1734

New Hanover

.012

Brunswick

1764

New Hanover, Bladen

.013

Buncombe

1791

Burke, Rutherford

.014

Burke

1777

Rowan

.015

Bute

1764

Granville; abolished 1779

.016

Cabarrus

1792 

Mecklenburg

.017

Caldwell

1841

Burke, Wilkes

.018

Camden

1777

Pasquotank

.019

Carteret

1722

Craven

.020

Caswell

1777

Orange

.021

Catawba

1842 

Lincoln

.022

Chatham

1771

Orange

.023

Cherokee

1839 

Macon

.024

Chowan

1668

Albemarle

 

Clarendon *

1664

orginal county, abandoned 1667

.025

Clay

1861

Cherokee

.026

Cleveland

1841

Rutherford, Lincoln

.027

Columbus 

1808

Brunswick, Bladen

.028

Craven 

1705

Bath

.029

Cumberland

1754

Bladen

.030

Currituck 

1668

Albemarle

.031

Dare 

1870

Currituck, Tyrrell, Hyde

.032

Davidson 

1822

Rowan

.033

Davie 

1836

Rowan

.034

Dobbs 

1758

Johnston; abolished 1791

.035

Duplin

1750 

New Hanover

.036

Durham 

1881

Orange, Wake

.037

Edgecomb 

1741

Bertie

.038

Forsyth 

1849

Stokes

.039

Franklin

1779

Bute

.040

Gaston 

1846

Lincoln

.041

Gates

1779

Chowan, Hertford, Perquimans

.042

Glascow

1791

 Dobbs; abolished 1799

.043

Graham

1872

 Cherokee

.044

Granville 

1746

 Edgecombe

.045

Greene

1799

Glascow

.046

Guilford

1771

Rowan, Orange

.047

Halifax

1758

Edgecombe

.048

Harnett

1855

Cumbrland

.049

Haywood

1808

Buncombe

.050

Henderson

1838

Buncombe

.051

Hertford

1759

Chowan, Bertie, Northampton

.052

Hoke 

1911

Cumberland, Roberson

.053

Hyde 

1705

Bath

.054

Irdell 

1788

Rowan

.055

Jackson

1851

Haywood, Macon

.056

Johnston

1746

Craven

.057

Jones

1779

Craven

.058

Lee

1907

Moore, Chatham

.059

Lenior

1791

Dobbs

.060

Lincoln

1779

Tryon

.061

Macon

1828

Haywood

.062

Madison

1851

Buncombe, Yancey

.063

Martin

1774

Halifax, Tyrell

.064

McDowell

1842

Rutherford, Burke

.065

Mecklenburg

1762

Anson

.066

Mitchell

1861

Yancey, Watauga, Caldwell, Burke, McDowell

.067

Montgomery

1779

Anson

.068

Moore

1784

Cumberland

.069

Nash

1777

Edgecombe

.070

New Hanover

1729

Craven

.071

Northampton

1741

Bertie

.072

Onslow

1734

New Hanover

.073

Orange

1752

Johnston, Bladen, Granville

.074

Pamlico

1872

Craven, Beaufort

.075

Pasquotank

1668

Albemarle

.076

Pender

1875

New Hanover

.077

Perquimans

1668

Albemarle

.078

Person

1791

Caswell

.079

Pitt

1760

Beaufort

.080

Polk

1855

Rutherford, Henderson

.081

Randolph

1779

Guilford

.082

Richmond

1779

Anson

.083

Robeson

1787

Bladen

.084

Rockingham

1785

Guliford

.085

Rowan

1753

Anson

.086

Rutherford

1779

Tryon

.087

Sampson

1784

Duplin

.088

Scotland

1899

Richmond

.089

Stanly

1841

Montgomery

.090

Stokes

1789

Surry

.091

Swain

1871

Jackson, Macon

.092

Surry

1771

Rowan

.093

Transylvania

1861

Henderson, Jackson

.094

Tryon

1768

Mecklenburg, Abolished 1779

.095

(Not assigned)

 

 

.096

Tyrell

1729

Chowan, Bertie, Currituck, Pasquotank

.097

Union

1842

Anson, Mecklenburg

.098

Vance

1881

Granville, Warren, Franklin

.099

Wake

1771

Johnston, Cumberland, Orange

.100

Warren

1779

Bute

.101

Washington

1799

Tyrell

.102

Watauga

1849

Ashe, Wilkes, Caldwell, Yancey

.103

Wayne

1779

Dobbs

.104

Wilkes

1777

Surry, District of Washington

.105

Wilson

1855

Edgecombe,Nash, Johnston, Wayne

.106

Yadkin

1850

Surry

.107

Yancey

1833

Burke, Buncombe

       
These are used on many indices from the State Archives and posted here as a research aid for anyone not familiar with them.


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