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Richmond County Genealogy

Each library location has a collection of local history and genealogy materials. Census and State Archives core collection materials are housed at Leath Memorial Library. There are several genealogy and local history sites specific to Richmond County.

Richmond County Historical Society
http://www.rchs-nc.net

Two sites for local memories, personal stories, etc. from Rockingham and Hamlet

Rockingham
http://www.rockinghamremembered.com/

Hamlet
http://www.irememberhamlet.com/

Myrtle Bridges, a genealogist, has this home page for Richmond County Genealogy research http://home.att.net/~hbridges/myrtle.htm

Richmond County Genealogy Message Forum
http://genforum.genealogy.com/nc/richmond/

Richmond County Newspapers listed by the NC Newspaper Project of the NC State Archives and State Library http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/ncnp/richm.htm

Richmond County Cemetery Index, with names from 264 cemeteries. Prepared by Richmond County Historical Society http://www.rootsweb.com/~ncrichmo/cemeteries.htm

National Register of Historic Places--Richmond County sites http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/NC/Richmond/districts.html