Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
banner link link link link link link

Digital Gaston County

Lowell, N.C.

Lowell History Items

Available at the Lowell Community Center
505 W 1st St.
704-824-3518

  • 1879 Charter establishing the town
  • Lowell Mayors and Council 1879-2017
  • Timeline of Lowell Events, as well as NC, US, and worldwide 1879-2017
  • Lowell in 1879 / Peek at the Past

  • Census for Lowell from 1880 (52); 1900 (289); 1920 (1066); 1940 (1811) and index of names.
    • Also some genealogical information
  • Master list of indexed names from all sources (6370)

  • Occupations listed for Lowell in censuses.
  • Histories of some of Lowell's churches
  • Histories of Lowell schools

  • Copies of 8 patent applications from Lowell residents
  • 2014 list of military veterans from Lowell including theatre of war;
    • some buried in Edgewood Cemetery.

  • Database of Lowell businesses -- 118 firms
  • 170 books, documents, newspaper articles, letters, etc.
  • Holbrook High Yearbooks for 1942; 1947; 1948; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1982
  • 191 photographs with 70% subjects/individuals identified
  • 78 miscellaneous artifacts including family histories, scrapbooks, maps and plats

┬ęCopyright 2015, Gaston County Public Library. All Rights Reserved.