NORTH CAROLINA LAND GRANT IMAGES AND DATA
Searchable data plus 160,000 images for 216,000 land grants issued by the State of North Carolina from 1663 to 1960

WHAT'S HERE
* Searchable data for 216,000 land grants including names, dates and locations for years 1663 through 1960.
* Included in the total are 10,000 grants issued by North Carolina in what is now Tennessee
* Images of all 205 existing Land Patent Books with complete metes and bounds for each patent
* Images of loose documents (surveys, warrants, receipts) for Caswell, Mecklenburg, Orange, Person, Wake, and Wilkes Counties
WHAT'S NEW!
* 100,000 new digitial images
* Images for Patent Books 44-198
* Images for ALL of Caswell, Orange, Person, Wake, and Wilkes Counties
* Software upgrade + additional data corrections
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GETTING STARTED
Provides basic information on how to use this website to find land grant files.

FAQS
Frequently Asked Questions about this site and its contents.

RESOURCES
Other resources related to North Carolina land grants.

GLOSSARY
Glossary of land grant terms.


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INDEX
Find land grant files using a subject index.

QUERY
Find land grant files based on criteria such as name, location, acres, dates, etc.

LIST
List land grant files in order by selected sequence number, such as grant number, or by date.

IMAGES ONLY
Browse land grant file images as copied from microfilm. It's like using a microfilm reader but much faster.

NOT INDEXED
Browse card catalog images for miscellaneous grants not yet indexed on this website.
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Basic information about each county.

CALCULATOR
Convert ancient measurments such as rods and poles to modern.


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The land grant images and associated data on this website were provided courtesy of the State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh NC and are in the public domain. If you use this information elsewhere, please credit the State Archives of North Carolina as the source, along with the corresponding call number.


Content on this website not originating from the State Archives of North Carolina is Copyright 2015 by David M. McCorkle