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Nash County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is part of the Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2000, the population was 87,420. Its county seat is Nashville.

The county was formed in 1777 from Edgecombe County. It was named for Brigadier General Francis Nash, who had been mortally wounded that year at the Battle of Germantown.

In 1855 parts of Nash County, Edgecombe County, Johnston County, and Wayne County were combined to form Wilson County, North Carolina.

Source: Wikipedia

Nash County Genealogy

Nash County NCGenweb site

Nash County NCGenWeb Archives

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Nash County Government

Nash County Government
120 W Washington Stunstarred
Nashville, NC 27856

Nash County Register of Deeds
120 West Washington Street
Nashville, NC 27856-1378
(252) 459-9836

Nash County Vital Records
120 West Washington Street
Nashville, NC 27856-1378
(252) 459-9839

Brawell Memorial Library
727 North Grace Street
downtown in
Rocky Mount, NC • 27804
252-442-1951

Nash County Historical Association
100 Salem Court
Rocky Mt., NC 27804

Stonewall Manor
Location:
1331 Stonewall Lane
Rocky Mount, N.C. 27804

Mailing Address:
Stonewall Manor
P.O. Box 9028
Rocky Mount, N.C. 27804

Tar River Connections Genealogical Society
Serving “the counties of Person, Vance, Granville, Franklin, Nash, Edgecombe, Pitt, Beaufort, Warren, Halifax and Wilson which are the northeastern North Carolina counties through which the Tar River and feeder creeks flow.”
Tar River Connections
PO Box 8764
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

or email

TRCGS@Braswell-Library.org

Cities and Towns of Nash County

* Bailey
* Battleboro
* Castalia
* Dortches
* Middlesex
* Momeyer
* Nashville
* Red Oak
* Rocky Mount
* Spring Hope
* Whitakers

Census

1790 Federal Census for Nash County – Transcription

1790 Federal Census Images

1850 Federal Census Images – for Nash County, NC

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Nash County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Nash County Cemetery Census

Query Forums

Nash County, NC Query Forum

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News related to Nash County, NC

“”nash county” nc” – Google News

Nash-Rocky Mount, Wilson County latest to cancel classes May 1 for planned teacher rally – CBS17.com

Nash-Rocky Mount, Wilson County latest to cancel classes May 1 for planned teacher rally  CBS17.com

NASH COUNTY, N.C. (WNCN) – Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools announced Wednesday it has opted to cancel classes and make May 1 an optional teacher …




Two killed in head-on crash in Nash County – WRAL.com

Two killed in head-on crash in Nash County  WRAL.com

Two drivers died on Saturday during a head-on crash in Nash County.




5 inmates kick through fence at Nash County, NC jail, sheriff’s office says – WAVY-TV

5 inmates kick through fence at Nash County, NC jail, sheriff’s office says  WAVY-TV

Nash County deputies are actively searching around Nashville after five inmates cut through a fence Monday and escaped.




Son charged in dad’s shooting death in Nash County, deputies say – CBS17.com

Son charged in dad’s shooting death in Nash County, deputies say  CBS17.com

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) — Nash County Sheriff’s Office Deputies say they have arrested 22-year-old William Marcellus Major Jr. for fatally shooting his …




Nash County man charged with murder in wife’s death will return to NC Friday – WRAL.com

Nash County man charged with murder in wife’s death will return to NC Friday  WRAL.com

The Nash County man who has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife will be extradited from Arizona to North Carolina on Friday, …




Nash County man accused of murdering wife brought back to NC – CBS17.com

Nash County man accused of murdering wife brought back to NC  CBS17.com

TUSCON, Ariz. (WNCN) – Rexford Lynn Keel, the Nash County man accused of killing his wife, waived extradition Friday morning and is now in North Carolina.


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