Pages in category "People from Caldwell County, North Carolina" The following 10 pages are in this category, out of 10 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().
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The Caldwell County Courthouse in Lenoir, North Carolina was designed by Wheeler & Runge in Classical Revival style. It was built in 1905. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. The listing included one contributing building and two contributing objects. It is located in the Lenoir Downtown Historic District.
History The county was made in 1841 from parts of Burke County and Wilkes County. In 1847 parts of Caldwell County, Iredell County, and Wilkes County were put together to make Alexander County. In 1849 parts of Caldwell County, Ashe County, Wilkes County, and Yancey County were put together to make Watauga County.
1841--Caldwell County was created 11 January 1841 from Burke and Wilkes Counties.; County seat: Lenoir For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
History. While some subscription and church schools existed in the area before Caldwell County was founded, the history of public education really begins in July, 1841, just a few months after the county was established.
Caldwell County vital records can be found at the North Carolina Department of Health which has copies of birth records after 1913 and death records after 1930, copies of marriage since Jan 1962 and a Divorce records since 1958. There is a fee for each copy requested.
The Caldwell County Railroad also serves the county and interchanges with Norfolk Southern in Hickory.  Conover has been designated as the Catawba County passenger rail stop for the Western North Carolina Railroad planned to run from Salisbury, NC , to Asheville .