|NORTH CAROLINA LAND GRANT IMAGES AND DATA
WELCOME! This site contains over 28,000 high quality images of original land grant surveys, warrants and receipts issued by the State of North Carolina beginning in the 1700s, along with searchable data associated with those grants. Information from these land grant files is useful for both genealogical and historical research. If you are unfamiliar with the land grant process for North Carolina and associated documents, please visit our Resources page.
Images and data for all 7,002 cataloged land grant files for Mecklenburg County are available now. Data without images is available for 10 counties surrounding Mecklenburg, for a total of over 33,000 searchable land grants. These counties are: Anson, Cabarrus, Catawba, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Montgomery, Rowan, Tryon, and Union. The images and data were provided courtesy of the State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh NC.
Provides basic information on how to use this website to find land grant files.
Find land grant files based on criteria such as name, location, acres, dates, etc. For Mecklenburg County, you will be able to link directly to images of the original documents.
Find land grant files using a subject index of names and locations.
List land grant files in order by selected sequence number, such as grant number, or by date.
Browse land grant file images as copied from microfilm. It's like using a microfilm reader but much faster.
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