Newspapers can present a wealth of genealogical & historical information about your ancestors and their families.

Current Onslow County Newspapers

Former Onslow County Papers

General Newspaper Resources

  • NC Newspaper Digitization Project – search the full-text of several different NC newspapers from the mid 1700s – late 1800s.  Though no papers from Onslow county are included, newspapers often included information from other areas in the state.
  • Library of Congress: Historic American Papers – search the full-text of many different papers across the county, including several from the Southeast.  Covers late 1800s-early 1900s.
  • New York Times Archive – free full-text of the newspaper from 1851-1922.  You can search later articles, but those from 1922-1981 require payment.