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Halifax County Genealogy

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The county was formed in 1758 from Edgecombe County. It was named for George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, President of the Board of Trade from 1748 to 1761.

In 1774 the southeastern part of Halifax County was combined with part of Tyrrell County to form Martin County. Source Wikipedia

Halifax County NCGenweb site


Halifax County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 447
Halifax, NC 27839

Halifax County Historical Association
P.O. Box 12
Halifax, NC 27839

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Halifax County Courthouse
PO Box 38
County Courthouse
Halifax, NC 27839

Census

1790 Federal Census transcription

1850 Federal Census Index – by last name only

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Halifax County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Halifax County Cemetery Census

Query Forums

Halifax County, NC Query Forum

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Cities and towns in Halifax County

Enfield
Essex
Halifax (County Seat)
Hobgood
Hollister
Littleton
Palmyra
Roanoke Rapids
Roanoke Rapids Air Force Station
Scotland Neck
Tillery
Weldon

News related to Halifax County, NC

“”halifax county” nc” – Google News

Truck driver shot, killed in Gaston parking lot – http://www.rrspin.com/

Truck driver shot, killed in Gaston parking lot  http://www.rrspin.com/

Roanoke Rapids and Halifax County News from RRSpin.




US 301 reopens following Halifax County laundromat fire – CBS17.com

US 301 reopens following Halifax County laundromat fire  CBS17.com

Firefighters in Halifax County had to shut down a section of U.S. Route 301 due to a laundromat fire in Enfield.




Section of US-301 reopens following Halifax County laundromat fire – WNCT

Section of US-301 reopens following Halifax County laundromat fire  WNCT

Firefighters in Halifax County had to shut down a section of U.S. Route 301 due to a laundromat fire in Enfield.




NC Storyteller Shares Her Craft with Halifax County High School Students – The Grey Area News

NC Storyteller Shares Her Craft with Halifax County High School Students  The Grey Area News

Everyone loves a great story! Linda Gorham, renowned Cary, North Carolina storyteller, introduced the art of storytelling to Halifax County Schools’ high school …




Halifax County leaders argue about law enforcement pay – CBS17.com

Halifax County leaders argue about law enforcement pay  CBS17.com

HALIFAX, N.C. (WNCN) — The back and forth between the Halifax County Sheriff and Board of Commissioners continues. Sheriff Wes Tripp has been pushing …




Gaston police investigating after man killed Monday night – WRAL.com

Gaston police investigating after man killed Monday night  WRAL.com

Gaston police are investigating after a man was found shot to death Monday night.


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