Historic Jackson County Court House


Jackson County Genealogical Society

310 Keener Street

Sylva, NC


Mailing Address: PO Box 480, Sylva, NC 28779

email: jacksongenealogy@dnet.net


Open Monday - Friday 10AM- 5 PM, Saturday by appointment


Welcome to the Jackson County (North Carolina) Genealogical Society web site. JCGS is a non-profit corporation, founded in July 1991, to meet the needs of Jackson County family researchers. Its goals are to publish and share genealogical information of interest to Jackson County researchers; to educate its membership through programs, workshops, and publications; and to encourage the collection and preservation of genealogical source materials and compilations.






Sunday, September 18, 2016

Jackson County Genealogical Society presents


The Rebel Cruise-In


For more information on the Cruise-In,

please visit us on Facebook or phone 828-273-7619



For more information on the Rebel Cruise-In,


please visit us on Facebook or phone 828-273-7619.




JCGS Member

R. O. Wilson

2015 Recipient of the Mountain Heritage Award


Congratulations, R. O., on a well-deserved award!




Jackson County Genealogical Society

was the proud recipient of the

2012 Mountain Heritage Award



Left to right: Scott Philyaw, Director of the Mountain Heritage Center, Kenneth Nicholson, President of JCGS, Ruth Shuler, office manager, Bud Cantrell and Bill Crawford, co-vice presidents, and Susan Belcher, wife of WCU Chancellor David Belcher.  Photo courtesy of WCU.





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