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 Welcome to the Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society

 Our next Program is open to the public on Saturday, March 25 at 2:00 pm at the OBCGS Library

“Lost Asheville” by Jack Thomson, Executive Director of the Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe Co., NC

If there’s bad weather coming, please call ahead (828) 253-1894 to make sure the library is open if you plan to visit.


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Researching Your African American Family History in North Carolina

Early Buncombe County slave deeds and cohabitation records have become available to the public on the Buncombe County website. The Register of Deeds office is very progressive and has made all kinds of vital records available publicly. They set a fine example for other municipalities and are making a huge difference in helping descendants trace …

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