Please note that records for the Scotland County area prior to 1899 are part of the records for Richmond County, NC.

County Records page on North Carolina State Archives website 

(2002 data for all counties combined – 2009 data for all counties available for order)

To access just the Scotland County data:


Births — see Vital Records below

Cemeteries — see link in menu above

Census Records

Church Records

Court Records

Estate Records  — also see Wills below



Civil War Pensions Filed in Florida ~ Application Number, Soldier’s Name, Reason for NC Reference:
A10485 ~ Glisson (Gleason), John D. ~ birth (technically not born in Scotland County, but this is what the application shows)


Vital Records

Wills & Estates