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Tax Records in North Carolina: Home

Introductory information on tax records in North Carolina during the 1700s-1800s.

About this Guide

Tax records are a valuable research tool. This guide provides tips and information to help you learn to navigate through the records. Records before 1900 are mostly located at the State Archives of North Carolina. Some are available on microfilm and can be borrowed from the Government and Heritage Library through you local library using Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Tax records can be useful in many ways, but many researchers rely on them to find out where their ancestor lived between census years. In this guide, you can find:

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Raleigh, NC 27601

Mailing address:
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Raleigh, NC 27699-4600