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The following are the major genealogical research facilities located within Guilford County. It is suggested that researchers call ahead for hours of operation, as these often change without notice.
Greensboro Public Library
219 North Church Street
P.O. Box 3178
Greensboro NC 27402-3178
Phone: (336) 335-5430 (reference) or
North Carolina Collection - Phone: (336) 574-4099 (Arthur Erickson)

           Guilford County core collection (including wills, estates, deeds, census records, etc.), GCGS pedigree charts, city directories, News & Record plus other newspapers on microfilm, genealogies, reference books, periodicals.


High Point Public Library Heritage Research Center
901 North Main Street
P.O. Box 2530
High Point NC 27261-2530
Phone: (336) 883-3637
Contact: Jackie Hedstrom

Guilford County core collection (including wills, estates, deeds, census records, etc.); High Point Enterprise on microfilm; genealogies; obituary index to High Point Enterprise (1886-1924 & 1962 to present); reference books, periodicals. This facility is fully staffed with experienced genealogical researchers. Call ahead or check the hours the library is open on their website.


Jamestown Public Library
200 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 1274
Jamestown NC 27282
Phone: (336) 454-4815
Contact: Jamie Cyrus

Genealogical journals from around country, primarily southeast region


LDS Family History Center
3719 Pinetop Road
Greensboro NC, 27410-2825
Phone: (336) 288-0321 (Hours: T 10-2, 6-9; Th 10-2; S 9-1 Closed: major holidays, when Guilford County schools are closed due to inclement weather)

Access to Mormon library in Salt Lake City, the largest genealogical library in the world; Ancestral File, International Genealogical Index, NC census records & more.


Guilford College Library (Hege Library)
Friends Historical Collection
5800 West Friendly Avenue
Greensboro NC 27410
(336) 316-2264
archives@guilford.edu
Contact: Gwen Gosney Erickson, Librarian and College Archivist

Link to Friends Historical Collection of original Quaker records, Hege Library


Walter Clinton Jackson Library (UNC-Greensboro)
320 College Avenue
Greensboro NC 27412-0001
(336) 334-5304
m_schuma@uncg.edu

Largest general reference library in county: has variety of indexes, directories & guides; local, southern & general history; newspapers on microfilm. 
Civil Rights Greensboro A collection of 125 oral interviews voicing observations in civil rights and equality struggles.

Guilford Technical Community College Libraries
Jamestown NC
Phone: (336) 334-4822 (information)

           Guilford County core collection (wills, estates, deeds, census records, etc. on microfilm); some records of other North Carolina counties


Guilford County Clerk of Superior Court
201 S. Eugene Street
P.O. Box 3008
Greensboro NC 27402
Phone: (Civil Court Records): (336) 574-4305
Phone: (Estate Records): (336) 574-4303

           Records of court business in Guilford County; wills and estates records for Guilford County


Guilford County Register of Deeds
201 S. Eugene Street
P.O. Box 3008
Greensboro NC 27402
Phone: (336) 373-7556

           Land records and vital records for Guilford County


Guilford County Clerk of Superior Court
201 S. Eugene Street
P.O. Box 3008
Greensboro NC 27402
Phone: (Civil Court Records): (336) 574-4305
Phone: (Estate Records): (336) 574-4303

           Records of court business in Guilford County; wills and estates records for Guilford County


Rockingham County Historical Society Museum and Archives
1086 NC Hwy 65
Reidsville NC 27320

          Check website for driving directions and hours they are open to the public.


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