USGenWeb/NCGenweb Page for Jackson County, NC


Welcome to the USGenWeb Page for Jackson County, North Carolina.

County Coordinator
Dee Gibson-Roles
Jackson County Genealogical Society

Jackson County was established by legislation on 31 January 1851; however, the first formal meeting of the county government was not held until 21 March 1853. Webster was the county seat until March 1914 when a new courthouse was completed in Sylva. Jackson county was formed from parts of Haywood and Macon counties.


New & Noteworthy

Jackson County Genealogical Society,

Jackson County: In the Beginning...
The Original Petition to form Jackson County

Jackson County's Civil War Soldiers
over 400 Soldiers and Troop Listings

Families of Interest

Contact and connect with others

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Information Resources
Index of All Content and Latest Updates

Jackson Links
Individuals and Organizations of Interest to Jackson Researchers

Photo Album

Our Next Door Neighbors

Haywood County

Macon County

Qualla Boundary Cherokee Reservation

Swain County

Transylvania County

Oconee County, SC


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last update April 23, 2011

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