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Northampton County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population was 22,086. Its county seat is Jackson.

Northampton County is part of the Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, Micropolitan Statistical Area.

The county was formed in 1741 from Bertie County. It was named for James Compton, 5th Earl of Northampton.

In 1759 parts of Northampton County, Bertie County, and Chowan County were combined to form Hertford County.

The county is divided into nine townships: Conway, Gaston, Jackson, Lasker, Pleasant Hill, Rich Square, Seaboard, Severn and Woodland.

Source: Wikipedia.

Northampton County Genealogy Resources

Northampton County NCGenweb site

Northampton County NCGenWeb Archives

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Northampton County Government

Official Site for Northampton County

Register of Deeds
Thomas Bragg Street
Jasper Eley Annex Building
PO Box 128
Jackson, NC 27845

Phone: (252)534-2511
Fax: (252)534-1580

Albemarle Regional Library – Serving Northampton, Gates, Hertford and Bertie Counties
Northampton County Memorial Library
207 West Jefferson Street; PO Box 427
Jackson, North Carolina 27845

Census

1850 Federal Census Index – (Broken into 9 text files)

1850 Federal Census Transcription – Partial (Looks like about 8 pages transcribed)

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Northampton County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Northampton County Cemetery Census

Cities and Towns of Northampton County

* Conway
* Garysburg
* Gaston
* Jackson
* Lasker
* Rich Square
* Seaboard
* Severn
* Woodland

Query Forums

Northampton County, NC Query Forum

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News related to Northampton County, NC

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Officials: 2 injured in shooting in Northampton County, NC – WAVY-TV

  1. Officials: 2 injured in shooting in Northampton County, NC  WAVY-TV
  2. Couple shot in Northampton County  WRAL.com
  3. Man, woman in critical condition after Gaston double shooting  WTKR News 3
  4. Two shot near Gaston – The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald  Roanoke Chowan News Herald
  5. Deputies: Two shot, seriously hurt in Gaston, North Carolina  13newsnow.com WVEC
  6. View full coverage on Google News




Firefighters respond to shed fire in Northampton County, NC – WAVY-TV

Firefighters respond to shed fire in Northampton County, NC  WAVY-TV

GASTON, N.C. (WAVY) — Investigators are working to determine the cause of a shed fire that happened Tuesday morning in the Gaston area of Northampton …




White supremacist material connected to NC tossed in yards in Virginia – CBS17.com

White supremacist material connected to NC tossed in yards in Virginia  CBS17.com

The flyer gives contact information to a P.O. box in Pelham, North Carolina.




2 people in critical condition after Northampton Co. shooting – WTKR News 3

2 people in critical condition after Northampton Co. shooting  WTKR News 3

NORTHAMPTON Co., N.C. – The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after two people were left seriously wounded in a Gaston shooting.




Northampton Co. sheriff’s deputy launches bid to revamp animal shelter – WTKR News 3

Northampton Co. sheriff’s deputy launches bid to revamp animal shelter  WTKR News 3

NORTHAMPTON Co., N.C. – Northampton County Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin Byrum, a K9 handler with the department, launched a campaign to help animals in the …




Northampton County Sheriff’s Deputy Launches Bid to Revamp Animal Shelter – PETA

Northampton County Sheriff’s Deputy Launches Bid to Revamp Animal Shelter  PETA

To help animals in rural Northampton County, sheriff’s deputy and K9 handler Kevin Byrum has launched a campaign aiming to raise $20000 by May 12 to To …


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