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The county was formed in 1779 from parts of Chowan County, Hertford County, and Perquimans County. It was named for General Horatio Gates, who had commanded the victorious American forces at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777. Source Wikipedia

Gates County NCGenweb site

Gates County Historical Society
P.O. Box 98
Gates, NC 27937

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Gates County Courthouse
PO Box 148
County Courthouse
Gatesville, NC 27938

Census

1786 State Census Transcription

1790 Federal Census Transcription (Edenton District) indexed by last name

1790 Federal Census Index and transcription Directory opens to folder with textfiles, one index, one named by page number

1850 Federal Census Index – by last name only

Tax Records

1784 partial Tax list

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Gates County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Query Forums

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Gates County, NC at Genforum

Cities and towns of Gates County:

Corapeake
Eure
Gates
Gatesville (County Seat)
Hobbsville
Roduco
Sunbury

News related to Gates County, NC

“gates county” nc – Google News

Gates seeks state funds for school construction – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Gates seeks state funds for school construction
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
GATESVILLE – Gates County officials will seek money from a newly created state fund set aside for new school construction in North Carolina's poorest rural areas. In an emergency meeting held Oct. 6, the Gates County Commissioners voted without …




NCHSAA releases playoff volleyball pairings – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
NCHSAA releases playoff volleyball pairings
Asheville Citizen-Times
CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) finalized and released the playoff brackets for the 2017 Volleyball Championships. The tournament will have four … #21 Gates County (10-13) at #12 Falls Lake Academy (15-7).

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Hackett earns Gold Award – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Hackett earns Gold Award
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Prior to constructing this playground, there was only one other public playground in Gates County. Through her project, Allison aimed to create a safe place where children can socialize, exercise and express … Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast, a

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Coastal Park Trails Offer Nature Connection – Coastal Review Online

Coastal Park Trails Offer Nature Connection
Coastal Review Online
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA – While North Carolina's coast is known for its quiet, pristine beaches, there are miles of trails that offer hikers a chance to experience a range of natural habitats from maritime forests, pocosins and marshes to mountainous




3 counties above statewide unemployment rate – The Daily Advance


The Daily Advance
3 counties above statewide unemployment rate
The Daily Advance
In North Carolina, the unemployment rate for August was 4.5 percent, which was the same as July. … Meanwhile, Gates County's jobless rate remained unchanged from July, but still came in below the statewide average, in posting at 4.4 percent for August.




VFW hosts 9th annual Car Show – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
VFW hosts 9th annual Car Show
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
GATESVILLE – VFW Post 7312 will hold their ninth annual Car, Antique Tractor and Motorcycle Show from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7 in the parking lot at Gates County High School. The event coincides with the annual Gates County Family Fun …


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