Buncombe County Probate Records

Search for Buncombe County NC probate records. A probate record search provides information on wills, estate distributions, heirs, surviving dependents, creditors, court ordered distributions, probate petitions, estate accounts, estate inventories, and genealogical information.


Buncombe County Clerks maintain and preserve important records for a county or local jurisdiction in Buncombe County NC. This can include probate records, which may date back decades or centuries. Buncombe County probate records include information on the distribution of an estate, named heirs, any creditors, and any dependents. These records can include documents on bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be useful for Buncombe County genealogical research, as they establish a range of important personal information about the deceased individual, including previous residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. The Clerk's Office may provide online access to Buncombe County probate records through a searchable database.

Asheville City Clerk Asheville NC 70 Court Plaza 28801 828-259-5601

Buncombe County Clerk Asheville NC 200 College Street 28801 828-250-4105

Madison County Clerk Asheville NC 501 BB&T Building 28801 828-253-3661


Buncombe County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Buncombe County NC. This may include Buncombe County probate records that date back decades or even centuries. These probate records contain a range of important information, including the distribution of the estate, heirs named in the will, any creditors, and surviving dependents. The Buncombe County public records may also include bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories created during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records are an important source for genealogical research, as they provide personal information about the deceased individual, including the names of children and spouses, residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. Archives may provide online access to Buncombe County probate records through searchable databases.

Buncombe County Central Records Archive Asheville NC 32 Valley Street 28801 828-250-5445

Buncombe County Land Records Archive Asheville NC 35 Woodfin Street 28801 828-250-4970

North Carolina Cultural Resources Archive Asheville NC 1 Village Lane 28803 828-274-6789

North Carolina State Government Archive Asheville NC 52 North Market Street 28801 828-253-8304


Buncombe County Courts are judicial bodies that operate at the federal, state, and local level to resolve legal disputes, including civil matters such as probate cases in Buncombe County NC. During a Buncombe County probate case, courts create and preserve records on the will, including records on the distribution of estates, named heirs, creditors, and any dependents. Buncombe County Courts also maintain records on petitions, bonds, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as any court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be an important source for genealogical research, because they contain important personal information about the deceased individual, including occupations, Buncombe County land ownership, military service, residences, and any adoptions. Courts may provide online access to Buncombe County probate records.

Buncombe County Court Asheville NC 60 Court Plaza 28801 828-259-3402

Buncombe District Court Asheville NC 60 Court Plaza 28801 828-232-2605