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The county was formed in 1779 from the southwestern part of Craven County. It was named for Willie Jones, a Revolutionary leader and president of the North Carolina Council of Safety; he was later the state’s chief opponent of ratification of the United States Constitution.

Source Wikipedia

Jones County NCGenweb site

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Jones County Courthouse
PO Box 340
County Courthouse
Trenton, NC 28585

Census

1790 Federal Census Transcription and Index Directory opens to listing of text files, index and one named by page number.

1810 Federal Census Images Directory opens to list of image files named by page number.

1850 Federal Census Index – by last name only

Cemeteries

USGS Listing of Cemeteries in Jones County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Query Forums

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Cities and towns of Jones County:

Comfort
Maysville
Pollocksville
Trenton (County Seat)

News related to Jones County, NC

“”jones county” nc” – Google News

Jones County to honor retired teachers – Kinston Free Press

Jones County to honor retired teachers  Kinston Free Press

On Saturday May 4, 2019 the 1st Jones County Retired Teacher’s Appreciation Gala will be held from 4-7 p.m. at the Jones County Civic Center, 832 NC …




Jones County road closed for next six months – WITN

Jones County road closed for next six months  WITN

Department of Transportation officials say Weyerhaeuser Road in Jones County will be closed between NC 41 and Pleasant Hill Road starting Thursday.




New Jones County School nearing completion – WITN

New Jones County School nearing completion  WITN

JONES COUNTY, NC (WITN) One county here in the east is nearing completion on a massive school campus that will soon house three schools in one building.




I-Team: Dozens of NC counties sue Big Pharma over opioid crisis – WTVD-TV

I-Team: Dozens of NC counties sue Big Pharma over opioid crisis  WTVD-TV

JONES COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) — Dozens of North Carolina county governments are suing major pharmaceutical companies in federal court, blaming them for …




Man charged with statutory rape, indecent liberties counts – WITN

Man charged with statutory rape, indecent liberties counts  WITN

Rodney Meyers, 23, of Dover, was charged Tuesday by Jones County deputies with three counts of statutory rape, and two counts of indecent liberties with a …




‘Downtown Strong’ initiative guides Jones County towns in hurricane recovery efforts – WITN

‘Downtown Strong’ initiative guides Jones County towns in hurricane recovery efforts  WITN

JONES COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – A new initiative is helping hurricane recovery efforts continue in an Eastern Carolina county. The Downtown Strong initiative is …


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