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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

NWS confirms tornado in Halifax County – WTVD-TV

NWS confirms tornado in Halifax County  WTVD-TV

A family is looking for a place to stay after their Halifax County home was hit during Sunday’s severe weather.




‘It’s devastating:’ Storm damages Halifax County home – WTVD-TV

‘It’s devastating:’ Storm damages Halifax County home  WTVD-TV

A family is looking for a place to stay after their Halifax County home was hit during Sunday’s severe weather.




EF0 Tornado Confirmed in Northeastern NC – Spectrum News

EF0 Tornado Confirmed in Northeastern NC  Spectrum News

HALIFAX COUNTY, N.C. — An EF0 tornado is confirmed to have touched down in northeastern North Carolina in Halifax County near the Virginia line early …




Overnight storms causes damage, school delays in Halifax County – CBS17.com

Overnight storms causes damage, school delays in Halifax County  CBS17.com

Strong storms moved through Halifax County overnight causing damage, power outages and school delays.




Halifax County teachers nominated in lottery Heroes program – http://www.rrspin.com/

Halifax County teachers nominated in lottery Heroes program  http://www.rrspin.com/

Roanoke Rapids and Halifax County News from RRSpin.




US reps hold hearing on voting rights in North Carolina – WRAL.com

US reps hold hearing on voting rights in North Carolina  WRAL.com

Members of Congress want to hear about barriers to the ballot in North Carolina before Democrats in Washington propose changes later this year.


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