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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

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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 County deputy credited with saving puppy from well – Raleigh News & Observer

Nash County deputy credited with saving puppy from well  Raleigh News & Observer

An off-duty Nash County, North Carolina, deputy helped an 11-year-old after his dog Riley fell into a well, the boy says. The cop got lowered into the hole and …




Nash Sheriff: Man shoots and kills himself following chase – WITN

Nash Sheriff: Man shoots and kills himself following chase  WITN

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office says a man involved in a police chase Monday night ended up shooting and killing himself.




Fires at Nash jail highlight need for improvements, sheriff says – WRAL.com

Fires at Nash jail highlight need for improvements, sheriff says  WRAL.com

An inmate started a fire at the Nash County Detention Center using wires inside light fixtures, according to the sheriff.




Nash County Deputies to Grill Hot Dogs for Kids on Aug. 24 – The Grey Area News

Nash County Deputies to Grill Hot Dogs for Kids on Aug. 24  The Grey Area News

The Nash County Sheriff’s Office will hold one of its Hot Dog for Kids events on Saturday, August 24, 2019, 11:30am-1pm, in Whitakers, North Carolina.




Off-duty deputy goes into well to save 11-year-old’s drowning puppy – WTVD-TV

Off-duty deputy goes into well to save 11-year-old’s drowning puppy  WTVD-TV

A Nash County deputy is being called a hero for his quick and timely actions that saved the life of a family’s puppy.




Man who killed self was sought in robbery – Rocky Mount Telegram

Man who killed self was sought in robbery  Rocky Mount Telegram

Thursday, August 8, 2019. A Halifax County man with a prior record who took his life in rural Nash County earlier this week after a chase by law enforcement was …


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