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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

Volunteer clock timer banned from Gates County school – WAVY-TV

Volunteer clock timer banned from Gates County school
WAVY-TV
GATES COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) – A volunteer clock timer was kicked out of a high school basketball game Tuesday night. According to the Gates County Superintendent, the man pulled out a knife and put it on the table in front of him during the Gates County …




Deadly Weekend – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Deadly Weekend
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
A pair of unrelated motor vehicle accidents over the weekend turned deadly, separately claiming the lives of a local teen and a military veteran who had served tours of duty in the fight against global terrorism. On Friday afternoon, an 18-year-old




Natural resources preserved – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Natural resources preserved
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
GATES COUNTY – Black bears don't know when they've crossed from Virginia to North Carolina—they just know there's a wildlife corridor of forested land where they can roam freely. In mid-December, the Coastal Land Trust purchased a 950-acre tract on …




What’s in a name? NC Aquarium’s baby alligators know – Virginian-Pilot


Virginian-Pilot
What's in a name? NC Aquarium's baby alligators know
Virginian-Pilot
It is not unusual to see an alligator swimming in a dark roadside canal around East Lake in Dare County. Merchants Millpond State Park in Gates County is home to a small group. Biologists are learning more about wild alligators while they are in




Hornets, Jordan glad to be at home – Durham Herald Sun


Durham Herald Sun
Hornets, Jordan glad to be at home
Durham Herald Sun
The N.C. High School Athletic Association, which ran into some computer-related issues, released the playoff brackets on Sunday, a day after they're normally announced. Hillside coach Ovester … 2 seed and will host Gates County in the first round




Gates County residents can get bottled water, ready to eat meals – WAVY-TV


WAVY-TV
Gates County residents can get bottled water, ready to eat meals
WAVY-TV
NORTH CAROLINA (WAVY) — Gates County Emergency Management is giving out bottled water and ready to eat meals to residents in need. Residents can get one case of water and one box of ready to eat meals each. Distribution locations are at the …


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