Historic Resources

A portal to discovering High Point's past!

Welcome to the City of High Point's Historic Resources portal.  This is the best place to start if you are looking for information about High Point's history, historic districts, and preservation. Click on an image to be redirected to information related to that category. At the bottom of the page you will find answers to frequently asked questions and links that will take you to other helpful resources.  

Historic Districts and Properties


People and Families

Hinton Family

Learn about designated historic neighborhoods and buildings in High Point.  

Connect to resources for discovering your family genealogy.

High Point History


Historic Markers

Oakwood Cemetery Colored Section

Research High Point's past and find out more about the city's development.

Explore historic markers around High Point.

For more information on local history visit the High Point Museum, located at 1859 E. Lexington Ave. or call 336-885-1859. For more information on history and genealogy visit the Heritage Research Center at the High Point Public Library, located at 901 N. Main St. or call 336-883-3637.

If you have questions related to a historic building, property, or designated historic district, visit the High Point Planning & Development Dept. located at 211 S. Hamilton St., Suite 316 or call 336-883-3328.

Website last updated: March 20, 2020