McDowell County North Carolina Genealogy Records
McDowell was formed in 1842 and taken from Rutherford and Burke Counties. It was named in honor of Colonel Joseph McDowell, an officer of the American Revolution. It is situated in the west central part of North Carolina, bounded by Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Henderson, Mitchell, Rutherford, and Yancey counties. Marion is the county seat.
Genealogy Records available to Members
- Marriage Bonds 1847 to 1877
- List of Miscellaneous Records at North Carolina State Archives
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