NORTH CAROLINA LAND GRANT IMAGES AND DATA
Searchable data plus 300,000 images for 216,000 land grants issued in North Carolina from 1663 to 1960
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* Searchable data for 216,000 land grants
including names, dates and locations for years 1663 through 1960, including
10,000 grants in what is now Tennessee
* 51,000 Images of all 200+ existing Land Patent Books
with complete metes and bounds for each patent (Unique to this website
* 200,000 Images of loose documents (surveys, warrants, receipts
) for a number of NC counties, with more on the way
* 41,000 Images of all Granville District Grants
including signed deeds, warrants, and surveys (Unique to this website
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Frequently Asked Questions about this site and its contents.
Other resources related to North Carolina land grants.
Glossary of land grant terms.
Find land grant files using a subject index.
Find land grant files based on criteria such as name, location, acres, dates, etc.
List land grant files in order by selected sequence number, such as grant number, or by
Browse land grant file images as copied from microfilm. It's like using a
microfilm reader but much faster.
Browse card catalog images for miscellaneous grants not yet indexed on this website.
Basic information about each county.
Convert ancient measurments such as rods and poles to modern.
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