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  Macon County, North Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was named for Nathaniel Macon, who represented North Carolina in the United States House of Representatives from 1791 to 1815 (serving as Speaker of the House from 1801 to 1807), and in the United States Senate from 1815 to 1828.
Macon County is a member of the regional Southwestern Commission council of governments.
In the county the population is spread out with 20.30% under the age of 18, 6.10% from 18 to 24, 23.20% from 25 to 44, 27.90% from 45 to 64, and 22.40% who are 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Macon_County,_North_Carolina   (502 words)

  
 Graham County, North Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The county was formed January 30, 1872, from the northeastern part of Cherokee County.
In the county the population is spread out with 22.00% under the age of 18, 7.30% from 18 to 24, 25.20% from 25 to 44, 27.50% from 45 to 64, and 18.00% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $26,645, and the median income for a family is $32,750.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Graham_County,_North_Carolina   (431 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: North Carolina
It is bounded on the north by Virginia, east and south-east by the Atlantic Ocean, south by South Carolina and Georgia, and west and north-west by Tennessee.
The climate is generally equable, and North Carolina produces nearly all the crops grown in the United States with the exception of sub-tropical cane and fruits.
North Carolina was originally inhabited by various tribes of Indians, the three principal ones being the Tuscaroras in the east, the Catawbas in the centre, and the Cherokees in the west.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11108a.htm   (3228 words)

  
 Macon County Franklin, North Carolina (Counties)
The county seat of Macon County, North Carolina, is Franklin.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 28,906, an increase of 5,402 over the 1990 census.
Franklin is located in Macon County (of which it is the county seat) within the Nantahala National...
www.ohwy.com /nc/y/y37113.htm   (170 words)

  
 Macon County Information Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
FRANKLIN is the county seat of Macon county.
However the Macon County government was not organized until the year of *1829* and the county courthouse was constructed, at a coast of $3,000.
Macon County has many small towns and villages to visit, some of the larger ones are Franklin,and Highlands.
www.main.nc.us /macon/macon.html   (457 words)

  
 Macon County Schools, NC -
Located in the scenic southwestern part of the state, Macon County is one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina.
All ten schools are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the North Carolina State Board of Education.
The philosophy guiding Macon County Schools is to provide leadership necessary to ensure appropriate and effective learning experiences.
www.mcsk-12.org   (227 words)

  
 Travel, Lodging and Real Estate in Franklin and Highlands, Macon County North Carolina
The Highland's area of Macon County is a 4,000 foot plateau with dominating mountain peaks of bare granite and heath balds summits.
Macon County is known as one of the world's three main locations for hunting gem stones, along with Burma and Thailand.
The wealth of Macon County is not only in its mineral and logging yield, it also has a wealth of history.
theblueridgehighlander.com /macon_county_north_carolina   (1572 words)

  
 THIS IS NOT CONJECTURE
J.—So this is the Governor of North Carolina?
In the midst of the progress of these events we are astounded by a proposition, originated by North Carolinians, and brought before Congress under the auspices calculated to alarm us, the North Carolina, one of the original thirteen, is no longer a State, but a territory of the United States.
My intercourse with the people of the North leads me to believe, that the great body of them do not entertain towards us destroying the malevolence, which we would infer from the speeches of many of their intemperate partizan leaders and a portion of the press.
www.atgpress.com /inform/gov046.htm   (11930 words)

  
 Macon County North Carolina trout streams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Macon County North Carolina is a great mountain spot to fly fish for trout.
If you love the great outdoors and the scenery of the Blue Ridge mountains then Macon county has what you are looking for in scenery while you fly fish in mountain trout waters.
Macon County is located in the Western corner of North Carolina atop the Blue Ridge mountains.
www.flyfishingnc.com /a/stream_macon_county.asp   (192 words)

  
 Macon Co., NC, part of the American Local History Network
Macon County was created in 1828 from Haywood Co., NC, and named for Nathaniel Macon of Warren Co., NC.
The land from which Macon County was created was part of the lands ceded by the Cherokee in the 1819 Treaty.
This nonprofit county historical and genealogical research site is an independent affiliate of the American Local History Network (ALHN), and hosted at no charge by USGenNet, a nonprofit public benefit corporation and web-hosting service solely supported by tax-deductible contributions.
www.usgennet.org /usa/region/southeast/ncmacon   (381 words)

  
 North Carolina Vital Records Information for Counties (A-C)
Prior to 1913, the state of North Carolina did not use birth records or certificates of any kind.
This page tells how to obtain copies of vital records such as birth certificates, death records, marriage licenses and divorce decrees in North Carolina Counties.
Marriages of Bertie County, North Carolina, 1762-1868 -
www.vitalrec.com /nccounties1.html   (1327 words)

  
 Bertie County, North Carolina Genealogy-Bibliography
Naming of the new counties and towns much like those in the areas in England where they were from - the Puritans mainly from eastern England, the Virginians mainly from southern and western England, and the Quakers in PA and DE mainly from northern England.
When North Carolina gave up her claim to Tennessee the Secretary of State of the United States requested a list of the lands that had been granted in that territory so the right of ownership could be protected.
A person can then rent the microfilm of the parish register or county records as the case may be from their local Family History Center for a nominal fee (look in the phone book under Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.) The second type of entry to the IGI is "member submitted".
www.rootsweb.com /~ncbertie/biblio.htm   (7331 words)

  
 Land use history of Macon County, North Carolina since first white settlement.
While the Southern Appalachian region as a whole experienced population growth between 1950 and 1990, this is a continuation of a pattern set early in the population history of the region, for example, population growth during the decade of 1820 exceeded 40%.
The selection of Macon County is based on its now being identified as the most rapidly changing county in the Blue Ridge as well as the analytical importance of place to understanding human decision-making.
Place determines both the particular dimensions of the experience humans are seeking (e.g., view, proximity to services, cost of construction) and serves as the basis for evaluating the long-run effects of land-use scenarios on the structure and function of ecosystems.
coweeta.ecology.uga.edu /eml/4008.xml   (508 words)

  
 Friends of the Macon County Public Library and it's Bookstore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Macon County's Friends of the Public Library raises money for the library by operating the only full-time, Friends' volunteer-run used Bookstore in North Carolina.
Macon County's Friends organization is part of the state and national Friends of the Library network.
The Friends of the Macon County Public Library welcomes as members all who value the key educational role played by the Library in the life of a progressive community.
www.maconweb.com /community/fol   (852 words)

  
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 Franklin Real Estate and Homes in Macon County, North Carolina
Surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest in Western North Carolina, Franklin is best known for its gem mines, its quilt and crafts stores, and its history and heritage.
Franklin is the county seat of Macon County, one of the fastest-growing regions in North Carolina.
Macon County also has one of the lowest real estate tax rates in the state.
www.franklin-homesforsale.com   (630 words)

  
 Macon County Community Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Macon County Community Foundation (MCCF) was established in 1991 to serve the needs of local nonprofit organizations, donors and charitable causes.
Whatever your means or charitable goals, the Macon County Community Foundation makes it easy to become a philanthropist.
The Macon County Community Foundation joins more than 650 community foundations in transforming our nation and our neighborhoods through the power of philanthropy.
www.nccommunityfoundation.org /affiliates/western/macon   (139 words)

  
 NCGenWeb Project - Cherokee County
Murphy, the county seat, offers a wealth of history at its courthouse, library and the Cherokee County Historical Museum which is on the National Register of Historic Places.
While researching your Cherokee County ancestors, keep in mind that Cherokee County was formed from Macon County in 1839; Macon was formed from Haywood County in 1828;Haywood County was formed from Buncombe County in 1808, and Buncombe County was formed in 1791 from Burke and Rutherford Counties.
Clay County was formed from Cherokee County in 1861.
www.rootsweb.com /~nccherok   (648 words)

  
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ackson County was established by legislation on 31 January 1851; however, the first formal meeting of the county government was not held until 21 March 1853.
Webster was the county seat until March 1914 when a new courthouse was completed in Sylva.
Jackson county was formed from parts of Haywood and Macon counties.
www.jcncgs.com /index2.htm   (186 words)

  
 Macon County Endangered Species, Threatened Species, and Federal Species of Concern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Macon County Endangered Species, Threatened Species, and Federal Species of Concern
Appalacian elktoe, Alasmidonta raveneliana - Main stem of the Little Tennessee River (Tennessee River System), from the Lake Emory Dam at Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina, downstream to the backwaters of Fontana Reservoir in Swain County, North Carolina.
The T(S/A) designation has no effect on land-management activities by private landowners in North Carolina, part of the southern population of the species.
nc-es.fws.gov /es/cntylist/macon.html   (426 words)

  
 Detailed County Soils-Macon County, North Carolina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The map data are in a countywide format, based on 7.5 minute quadrangle basemaps, showing the soils of Macon County North Carolina.
This was done to comply with the NC Geographic Information Coordinating Council's "Statement of Direction for North Carolina Corporate Geographic Database Horizontal Reference, Datum and Unit of Measure".
The horizontal datum used is North American Datum of 1983.
cgia.cgia.state.nc.us /cgdb/macodslf.html   (3737 words)

  
 North Carolina Vital Records Information for Counties (L-P)
U.S. Federal Census 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 - census images for the County of Macon
U.S. Federal Census 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 - census images for the County of Madison
Since Mitchell County was formed in 1861, most of the records date back to 1861.
www.vitalrec.com /nccounties3.html   (1192 words)

  
 Macon County Users Group - Franklin, North Carolina
Serving southwestern North Carolina and northeastern Georgia with information and assistance for computer users.
When subscribing, be sure to mention that you are a Macon Users Group member.
HOWEVER, it is NOT a week and a day after the regular Macon Users Group meeting; it is two weeks and a day, October 26th.
www.maconusersgroup.org   (1501 words)

  
 Genealogical Publishing: Genealogy, Family History, Ancestry, Genealogy books
"Old" Macon County, North Carolina at one time included all the land from the Blue Ridge on the east to the state boundaries of South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee.
In 1820, a survey party mapped the new territory, which remained part of Haywood County until 1828, the year Macon County was established.
All in all, a beautifully executed work destined to be regarded as the starting point for Macon County genealogical research.
www.genealogical.com /item_detail.asp?ID=9235&AFID=1458   (190 words)

  
 Macon County, NC Genealogy Forum
SANDERS and BATES in Macon County N.C. carol sanders 10/23/04
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Re: SANDERS and BATES in Macon County N.C. carol sanders 10/12/05
genforum.genealogy.com /nc/macon   (1571 words)

  
 Macon County Genealogies (updated March 2001)
Some of my ancestors were pioneer settlers of Macon County, while others moved there after the county was formed.
While Maclin Kerr never lived in Macon, his daughter, born in Blount County, TN, moved after her marriage to Jeremiah Patterson in Jackson County to Macon County about 1896.
Though I have never lived in Macon County, I have visited there often, meeting cousins, gem mining, researching at the courthouse, or visiting and surveying cemeteries.
www.angelfire.com /nc2/cowee   (264 words)

  
 Job search in stanly county north carolina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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