Popular family genealogy research facilities within Guilford County are below. It is suggested that researchers call ahead for hours of operation since many often change without notice.
Greensboro Public Library, Genealogy
Main Branch (Central), 219 North Church Street, Phone: (336) 335-5430
Guilford County core collection (including wills, estates, deeds, census records, etc.), GCGS pedigree charts, city directories, News & Record plus other newspapers on microfilm, genealogies, reference books, periodicals.
High Point Public Library Heritage Research Center
901 North Main Street, High Point, Phone: (336) 883-3637
Guilford County core collection (including wills, estates, deeds, census records, etc.); High Point Enterprise on microfilm; genealogies; obituary index to High Point Enterprise (1886-1924 & 1962 to present); reference books, periodicals. This facility is fully staffed with experienced genealogical researchers. Call ahead or check the hours the library is open on their website.
LDS Family History Center
3719 Pinetop Road, Greensboro, Phone: (336) 288-0321
Call for Hours
Access to Mormon library in Salt Lake City, the largest genealogical library in the world; Ancestral File, International Genealogical Index, NC census records & more.
Guilford College Library (Hege Library)
Friends Historical Collection
5800 West Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, (336) 316-2264
Link to Friends Historical Collection of original Quaker records, Hege Library. One of the main locations for older Quaker Records.
Walter Clinton Jackson Library (UNC-Greensboro)
320 College Avenue, Greensboro, (336) 334-5304
Largest general reference library in county: has variety of indexes, directories & guides; local, southern & general history; newspapers on microfilm.
Civil Rights Greensboro A collection of 125 oral interviews voicing observations in civil rights and equality struggles.
Guilford Technical Community College Libraries
Jamestown, Phone: (336) 334-4822
Guilford County core collection (wills, estates, deeds, census records, etc. on microfilm); some records of other North Carolina counties
Guilford County Clerk of Superior Court
201 S. Eugene Street, Greensboro, Phone: (336) 412-7300
Records of court business in Guilford County; wills and estates records for Guilford County, Visitors are not allowed to carry cell phones.
Guilford County Register of Deeds
201 West Market Street, Greensboro, Phone: (336) 641-7556
Land records and vital records for Guilford County. much of the records are digitized and available on-line. GIS Data Viewer has some old wills used for land ownership.
On-Line dates of Births, Deaths, and Marriages will need a password. Many have spouse and parents.