Place:Transylvania, North Carolina, United States

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Transylvania County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,090. Its county seat is Brevard.

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History

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The county was formed in 1861 from parts of Henderson County and Jackson County. Its name is derived from the colonial Transylvania Company and has Latin origins: trans ("across") and silva ("woods").

Timeline

Date Event Source
1861 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1861 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1861 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1861 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1861 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1913 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1870 3,536
1880 5,340
1890 5,881
1900 6,620
1910 7,191
1920 9,303
1930 9,589
1940 12,241
1950 15,194
1960 16,372
1970 19,713
1980 23,417
1990 25,520

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External links

www.transylvaniacounty.org


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