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McDowell County Public Library
90 West Court Street
Marion, NC 28752   

Libraries....the very best place to start!

Library Catalog

Abe Simmons Room
Genealogy and North Carolina History Collection
located on the lower level of the Marion Library.


Digitized Newspapers and Yearbooks

Heritage Quest

Family Search

Mountain Gateway Museum

Historic Carson House

Political Graveyard

USGenWeb Project

Reference materials on State, Local and Family history for in-library use only. Local newspapers and Census records on microfilm.

For more information contact 
Patti Holda at 828-652-3858 
or by email at



Government Links
Federal and State sites

Job Links
job search sites, 
resume tutor, etc.

Local Links
 McDowell County information on the web

US Genealogy Web
with links to state and local genealogy sites

Subject Directories
for web browsing