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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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Cities and towns of Gates County:

Corapeake
Eure
Gates
Gatesville (County Seat)
Hobbsville
Roduco
Sunbury

News related to Gates County, NC

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Mowing tractor turned left into passing car with no signal – $1.8 Million Settlement – Virginia Lawyers Weekly

Mowing tractor turned left into passing car with no signal – $1.8 Million Settlement  Virginia Lawyers Weekly

On Aug. 26, 2014, the plaintiff was operating her car on NC Route 37 in Gates County, North Carolina. She was travelling behind the defendant, who was …




Voter ID seminars slated locally – The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Voter ID seminars slated locally – The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald  Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Board of Elections offices throughout the Roanoke-Chowan area will conduct educational seminars on the voter ID requirement. The seminars, which are free …




Cleanup underway after strong storms cause damage, knock out power – WAVY.com

Cleanup underway after strong storms cause damage, knock out power  WAVY.com

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — Cleanup is underway after severe weather hit most of the Hampton Roads region and northeastern North Carolina Thursday.




Report: 1 airlifted to hospital following crash in Gates County – WAVY-TV

Report: 1 airlifted to hospital following crash in Gates County  WAVY-TV

One person was airlifted to the hospital Tuesday morning following a crash involving a pickup truck and a tractor-trailer in Gates County.




3 arrested after man found man shot to death in Gates County – WAVY-TV

3 arrested after man found man shot to death in Gates County  WAVY-TV

GATES COUNTY, NC. (WAVY) — Three suspects have been arrested after a man was found fatally shot at his home on Adams Swamp Road early Saturday …




Firefighters respond to vacant house on fire in Gates County – WAVY-TV

Firefighters respond to vacant house on fire in Gates County  WAVY-TV

Firefighters responded to a residential structure fire early Saturday morning.


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