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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10160 Branson's North Carolina business directory : containing facts, figures, names and locations, revised and corrected annually, 1866-1896], ($), index. Also at Branson's Business Directories -- [http://www.archive.org/details/bransonsnorthcar1867rale 1867/1868], [http://www.archive.org/details/bransonsnorthcar1869rale 1869], [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinabus1872nich 1872], [http://www.archive.org/details/bransonsnorthcar1890bran 1890], [http://www.archive.org/details/bransonsnorthcar1896bran 1896]
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10160 Branson's North Carolina business directory : containing facts, figures, names and locations, revised and corrected annually, 1866-1896], ($), index. Also at Branson's Business Directories -- [http://www.archive.org/details/bransonsnorthcar1867rale 1867/1868], [http://www.archive.org/details/bransonsnorthcar1869rale 1869], [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinabus1872nich 1872], [http://www.archive.org/details/bransonsnorthcar1890bran 1890], [http://www.archive.org/details/bransonsnorthcar1896bran 1896]
 
*Ancestry.com ($) has North Carolina city directories available online in its [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1540 U.S. City Directories] collection.
 
*Ancestry.com ($) has North Carolina city directories available online in its [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1540 U.S. City Directories] collection.
*North Carolina Yearbook &amp; Business Directory -[http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayear190102 1901] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1902 1902] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1903rale 1903] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1904rale 1904] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1905rale 1905] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1906rale 1906] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1907rale 1907] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1908rale 1908] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1909rale 1909] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1910rale 1910] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1911rale 1911] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1912rale 1912] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1913rale 1913] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1914rale 1914] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1915rale 1915] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1916rale 1916] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1922rale 1922] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1923rale 1923] <br>
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*North Carolina Yearbook &amp; Business Directory -[http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayear190102 1901] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1902 1902] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1903rale 1903] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1904rale 1904] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1905rale 1905] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1906rale 1906] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1907rale 1907] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1908rale 1908] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1909rale 1909] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1910rale 1910] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1911rale 1911] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1912rale 1912] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1913rale 1913] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1914rale 1914] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1915rale 1915] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1916rale 1916] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1922rale 1922] [http://www.archive.org/details/northcarolinayea1923rale 1923]  
*[http://digitalnc.org/collections/north-carolina-city-directories NC City Directories]: Digital NC
 
*[http://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-56427/directory-scots-in-the-carolinas-1680-1830-volume-1?s=218489221 Directory of Scots in the Carolinas, 1680 - 1830, Volume 1], ($), index
 
*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/NC/City-Directories.htm North Carolina City Directories]
 
  
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== History ==
 
City and county directories are similar to present-day telephone books and are useful for locating people. They were often published annually, listing heads of households, employed household members, and their occupations, and addresses. They can be used with census records or as substitutes for them.  
 
City and county directories are similar to present-day telephone books and are useful for locating people. They were often published annually, listing heads of households, employed household members, and their occupations, and addresses. They can be used with census records or as substitutes for them.  
  
 
City directories have been published for some cities in North Carolina. Many of these are located in local libraries in the state.  
 
City directories have been published for some cities in North Carolina. Many of these are located in local libraries in the state.  
  
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== Resources for North Carolina Directories ==
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=== Libraries and Archives ===
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=== Directories Online ===
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*[http://digitalnc.org/collections/north-carolina-city-directories NC City Directories]: Digital NC
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*[http://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-56427/directory-scots-in-the-carolinas-1680-1830-volume-1?s=218489221 Directory of Scots in the Carolinas, 1680 - 1830, Volume 1], ($), index
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/NC/City-Directories.htm North Carolina City Directories]
  
 
===Family History Library===
 
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To find directories, consult the [[FamilySearch Catalog Place Search|Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog]] under:
 
To find directories, consult the [[FamilySearch Catalog Place Search|Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog]] under:
  
:: NORTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY] — DIRECTORIES
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::NORTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY] — DIRECTORIES
:: NORTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY], [TOWN] — DIRECTORIES
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===Websites===
 
===Websites===

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Online Resources[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

City and county directories are similar to present-day telephone books and are useful for locating people. They were often published annually, listing heads of households, employed household members, and their occupations, and addresses. They can be used with census records or as substitutes for them.

City directories have been published for some cities in North Carolina. Many of these are located in local libraries in the state.

Resources for North Carolina Directories[edit | edit source]

Libraries and Archives[edit | edit source]

Directories Online[edit | edit source]

Family History Library[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has city directories for various years from throughout the state of North Carolina including:

Charlotte

1889-1900 FHL Film 2156873
1902-1935 FHL Film 2309620-2309630
1985 FHL Book 975.676/C1 E4c

Raleigh

1924, 1930 FHL Book 975.655/R1 E4h
1989 FHL Book 975.655 E4r

Durham

1902-1934 FHL Film 2309631- 2309639
1924, 1930 FHL Film 975.656/D1 E4h

To find directories, consult the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:

NORTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY] — DIRECTORIES
NORTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY], [TOWN] — DIRECTORIES

Websites[edit | edit source]

  • US City Directories This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.