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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

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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 woman pleads guilty to killing infant – Jacksonville Daily News

Jones County woman pleads guilty to killing infant  Jacksonville Daily News

“This is a particularly senseless and sad act that occurred against what everyone said was loving and vibrant child.”




New Jones County K-12 school opens – WITN

New Jones County K-12 school opens  WITN

The new K-12 Jones County School had its ribbon-cutting this afternoon with Gov. Roy Cooper and State Superintendent Mark Johnson attending.




Group hopes to buy Jones County campsite to house hurricane volunteers – WITN

Group hopes to buy Jones County campsite to house hurricane volunteers  WITN

JONES COUNTY, NC (WITN) – Eastern North Carolina still needs volunteers to help with Hurricane Florence recovery, but in some areas, there is nowhere for …




Aug 6 Jones County shows off its new school – Neuse News

Aug 6 Jones County shows off its new school  Neuse News

Jones County now has the most state-of-the-art school in North Carolina.




Photos: Grand opening of Jones County Pre K-12 – Jacksonville Daily News

Photos: Grand opening of Jones County Pre K-12  Jacksonville Daily News

The new PreK-12 school not only replaces the schools that were damaged in the storm but is also the first new school for Jones County in nearly half a century.




Aug 6 Hundreds gather to celebrate opening of new K-12 Jones County School – Neuse News

Aug 6 Hundreds gather to celebrate opening of new K-12 Jones County School  Neuse News

The governor and dozens of other elected officials were on hand for the ribbon-cutting of a new Jones County school.


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