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North Carolina

Online North Carolina Resources

North Carolina Newspapers Help

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 State Archives of North Carolina or by other vendors and are available for use at the Government and Heritage Library.

Digitized North Carolina Newspapers Online

Finding the Newspaper You Want

Finding the Article You Want

Most newspapers are not indexed, but these two resources may help you find what you are looking for or provide a starting point.

NC Newspapers on Microfilm

After you have found the newspaper you want using the sources from above, visit us to view the microfilm or contact your local public library for an interlibrary loan of the microfilm reel.

Other Microfilm Sources

The GHL Genealogy Librarians have compiled a list of microfilm resources that researchers often find useful.

You can also view microfilm at the State Archives of North Carolina. Microfilm copies of many of their newspapers are for sale as well. See their site for more details.