The North Carolina Roomat the Burke County Public Library is a fully cataloged collection of published materials reflecting history, literature and life in Burke County and Western North Carolina. This collection includes photographs, historical documents, genealogies, postcards, maps, oral histories, and microfiche of local newspapers, in addition to a wide variety of books relating to the history of Burke County and Western North Carolina. Contact the North Carolina Room for research rates.
The staff of the North Carolina Room of the Morganton Public Library provides professional research help in response to written and telephone requests for genealogical research for Burke County and western North Carolina.
Please send written requests to:
Morganton Public Library Attn: North Carolina Room 204 S King Street Morganton, NC 28655
The Burke County Genealogical Society site contains numerous files with information about Burke County families. Also included on this site is information about historical sites, battles, wars, and general research.
Request Record By Mail
To request copies of non-certified records by mail, please click here.