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Harnett County Genealogy

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The county was formed in 1855 from Cumberland County. It was named for Cornelius Harnett (1723-1781), member of the Continental Congress and signer of the Articles of Confederation. Source Wikipedia

The County seat of Harnett Count is Lillington and the county is divided into the following townships: Anderson Creek, Averasboro, Barbecue, Black River, Buckhorn, Duke, Grove, Hectors Creek, Johnsonville, Lillington, Neills Creek, Stewarts Creek, and Upper Little River.

Harnett County NCGenweb site

Harnett County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 219
Buies Creek, NC 27506-0219

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Harnett County Courthouse
301 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd.
County Courthouse
Lillington, NC 27546

Census

1860 Federal Census Transcription – Summerville partial

1860 Federal Census Transcription – Summerville more complete

1870 Federal Census Transcription – Buckhorn, Chalk Level Partial

1870 Federal Census Transcription – Johnsonville Partial

1880 Federal Census Transcription Partial

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Harnett County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Harnett County Cemetery Census

Query Forums

Harnett County, NC Query Forum

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Cities and towns of Harnett County

Angier
Buies Creek
Bunnlevel
Cameron
Coats
Dunn
Erwin
Kipling
Lillington (County Seat)
Mamers
Olivia

News related to Harnett County, NC

“”harnett county” nc” – Google News

‘This dude just shot his mama:’ Son charged with Harnett County murder – WTVD-TV

‘This dude just shot his mama:’ Son charged with Harnett County murder  WTVD-TV



2 people shot in Harnett County – WTVD-TV

2 people shot in Harnett County  WTVD-TV



Driver killed in Harnett County crash – WTVD-TV

Driver killed in Harnett County crash  WTVD-TV



Son arrested in fatal shooting of Harnett County woman – WRAL.com

Son arrested in fatal shooting of Harnett County woman  WRAL.com



2 arrested, 1 on the run after 2 men shot while inside Harnett County home, sheriff’s office says – CBS17.com

2 arrested, 1 on the run after 2 men shot while inside Harnett County home, sheriff’s office says  CBS17.com



Sanford woman facing drug charges after traffic stop in Harnett County – WRAL.com

Sanford woman facing drug charges after traffic stop in Harnett County  WRAL.com

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