Included Counties

Not all counties currently featured on the People Not Property project web site are fully completed, and we've started work in several counties not yet imported into the project database. Below you will find a list of all counties currently included in the database, as well as our progress in completing work in each. This page will be updated as additions continue.

Beaufort County
Books 1-17 & 19-22 are completed.
Books 18, 23-32 remain to be done.
Brunswick County
Books D-S are completed.
Books A-C remain to be done.
Buncombe County
Completed.
Craven County
Books 1-36 are completed.
Books 37-68 remain to be done.
Duplin County
Books 1A, 3A, 4A, 5A, 7A, 8A, E, L, M, N, O, P, Q, Z are completed.
Books that are relevant to the project but have not been completed: 2, 3B, 4B, 6, 7B, 8B, 9, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24.
Guilford County
Completed.
Full-text transcripts available for most documents.
Halifax County
Books 1-17 are completed.
Books 18-35 remain to be done.
Iredell County
Completed.
Martin County
Books B-S have been completed.
Book A remains to be done.
Orange County
Books 2-20 have been completed.
Books 21-37 remain to be done.
Perquimans
Begins with Book M. Books M-Y have been completed.
Books Z and AA-GG remain to be done.
Stanly
Completed.
Surry
Completed.

Unavailable counties

In statewide survey of Registers of Deeds in which 52 of 100 responded, the below counties reported that they had no available records:

Avery County
Formed February 23 1911.
Clay County
A fire before 1870 destroyed original records from county formation in 1861.
Dare County
Formed February 3 1870. See Currituck, Tyrrell, and Hyde counties for relevant records
Durham County
Formed on April 17 1881. See Orange and Wake counties for relevant records.
Graham County
Formed on January 30 1872. See Cherokee County for relevant records.
Hertford County
A fire destroyed records before 1864.
Hoke County
Formed on February 17 1911. See Cumberland and Robeson counties for relevant records.
Lee County
Formed on March 6 1907. See Chatham, Harnett, and Moore counties for relevant records.
Lenoir County
Fires in 1865 and 1880 destroyed their early records.
Pamlico County
Formed on April 8 1872. See Beaufort and Craven counties for relevant records.
Pender County
Formed on February 16 1875. See New Hanover County for relevant records.
Scotland County
Founded in 1899. See Richmond County for relevant records.
Swain County
Formed on February 24 1870. See Jackson and Macon counties for relevant records.
Vance County
Formed in 1881. See Franklin, Granville, and Warren counties for relevant records.