Western NC Genealogy Resource Center
for Transylvania County
Transylvania was formed in 1861 from Henderson and Jackson. It's name is derived from the Latin words, trans meaning "across" and sylva meaning "woods." It is in the western section of the State and is bounded by the State of South Carolina and Jackson, Haywood and Henderson counties. The present land area is 377.52 square miles and the population in 1990 was 25,520. The first court was to be held at the home of B. C. Langford. Commissioners were named to select a site for the public buildings within five miles of W. P. Poor's store and to acquire land and lay out Brevard. Brevard is the county seat.
Transylvania County Resources:
- Transylvania County Births 1869-1879 NEW
- Transylvania County Births 1880-1884 NEW
- Transylvania County Births 1885-1887 NEW
- Transylvania County Births 1888-1889 NEW
- Transylvania County Births 1890-1892 NEW
- Transylvania County Births 1893-1895 NEW
- Transylvania County Births 1896-1898 NEW
- Transylvania County Births 1899-1900 NEW
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