North Carolina Newspapers
Over 2,000 newspapers have been published in North Carolina since the North Carolina Gazette first appeared in New Bern in 1751. Many North Carolina newspapers have been microfilmed by the North Carolina State Archives and are available for use at the Government and Heritage Library.
Free Digitized NC Newspapers Online
Finding the Newspaper You Want
- North Carolina Newspaper Locator - Locate newspapers by county, town, title, or date range.
- News & Observer Index, 1926-1992 - Find article citations by topic or personal name.
- North Carolina Newspapers Index (pdf) - List of newspapers by county, last updated 2002
Other Microfilm Sources
You can view microfilm at the North Carolina State Archives. They also sells copies of the microfilm. See their site for more details.