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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

Woman charged with murder, arson following Nash County fire – WITN

Woman charged with murder, arson following Nash County fire  WITN

NASH COUNTY, NC (WITN) – A woman is charged with first degree murder and arson after a man was found dead in a fire. Nash County deputies arrested …




UPDATE: Four victims identified following Nash County airplane crash – WITN

UPDATE: Four victims identified following Nash County airplane crash  WITN

NASH COUNTY, NC (WITN) Authorities have confirmed four occupants died following the airplane crash that took place in Nash County on Friday afternoon.




Man’s body found in home after ‘suspicious’ Nash County fire – WTVD-TV

Man’s body found in home after ‘suspicious’ Nash County fire  WTVD-TV

BAILEY, N.C. (WTVD) — Nash County authorities are investigating Tuesday after a man’s body was found when emergency crews responded to a suspicious fire.




4 confirmed dead in Nash County plane crash – The Wilson Times

4 confirmed dead in Nash County plane crash  The Wilson Times

CASTALIA — State troopers say four people were killed when a small private airplane crashed Friday afternoon in rural Nash County. The N.C. Highway Patrol …




UPDATE: Nash County woman charged with murder, arson after man dies in house fire – WNCT

UPDATE: Nash County woman charged with murder, arson after man dies in house fire  WNCT

UPDATE: A Bailey woman faces murder and arson charges after deputies say she set a mobile home on fire in Nash County on Tuesday, killing a man inside …




Plane crash in Nash County kills 4 from Florida, authorities say – Raleigh News & Observer

Plane crash in Nash County kills 4 from Florida, authorities say  Raleigh News & Observer

Emergency crews were called to the area about 10 miles north of Nashville NC where a plane crash killed Evva Leigh Boll, 48; Gregory Boll, 57; Roberta …


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