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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

Latest North Carolina Genealogy Query posts for Northampton County from the Forum:

North Carolina Genealogy Forum: Forum: Northampton County NC Genealogy Queries – Recent Topics

southern4eva on “African American ancestors: Ransom, Sykes, Hollomon”

I am searching for ancestors in Northampton County, NC. My great great great grandmother Emma was a slave of Matthew Ransom (wife Martha “Patty” Exum). She was a slave of Exum’s and went with Martha when she married Matt Ransom. Some of her children were Daniel, Mary, and Ned.
Mary Ransom (my great grandmother) married Matthew Walker from VA.
Searching for any information relating to Ransom, Sykes, and Hollomon.
Benjamin Sykes maried Emma Hollomon (Harmon).
Any help will be appreciated.




Rustie on “William Vaughan b. abt 1720 d. 1799 Northampton Co.”

William Vaughan b. abt 1720 d. 1799 Northampton Co. m. first Catherine Hall and died leaving widow, Sarah. He is listed in the DAR Patriot Index as a soldier in the Am. Rev. His children:

Mildred m. Collier
Jeremiah
William, Jr.
Catherine Hall m. William Rainey* my line
Mary m. Christenberry
Elizabeth m. Rawls
Thomas
Nancy Patience
James

Would love to hear from others interested in the Vaughans anywhere in NC or VA particularly!

Jeanette
pjkh@comcast.net
http://home.comcast.net/~pjkh – lines I am researching.


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Ex-law enforcement officers among 14 sentenced on drug charges – WITN


WITN
Ex-law enforcement officers among 14 sentenced on drug charges
WITN
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Law enforcement officers are among 14 people sentenced as part of a large-scale drug trafficking operation in Northampton County. The prison sentences were announced Friday by prosecutors, ranging from more …
Former police, correctional officers sentenced for roles in drug ringWCTI12.com

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NC Senate votes 38-11 to approve final budget proposal with tax cuts, employee raises – News & Observer

NC Senate votes 38-11 to approve final budget proposal with tax cuts, employee raises
News & Observer
Erica Smith-Ingram of Northampton County. The budget would give teachers an average pay raise of 3.3 percent – weighted toward experienced teachers – in the coming year, and would raise most other state employees' pay by a flat $1,000. Retired state …

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Law Enforcement Corruption: How the FBI Took Down a Dozen Crooked Cops, Jail Guards in Drug Smuggling … – Newsweek


Newsweek
Law Enforcement Corruption: How the FBI Took Down a Dozen Crooked Cops, Jail Guards in Drug Smuggling …
Newsweek
Something was rotten in the state of North Carolina. There were rumors of corruption in the Northampton County Sheriff's Office and whispers that Lann Tjuan Clanton, an ex-cop from a nearby police department, was selling drugs in the hardscrabble

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Atlantic Coast Pipeline ‘in the homestretch’ despite continued … – Utility Dive

Atlantic Coast Pipeline 'in the homestretch' despite continued …
Utility Dive
Like most contentious energy infrastructure, descriptions of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline change depending on who's speaking. Dominion Energy is developing …

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Duke wants extension of contracts underpinning Atlantic Coast Pipeline – Utility Dive

Duke wants extension of contracts underpinning Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Utility Dive
Duke Energy Progress, Duke Energy Carolinas and Piedmont Natural Gas have all asked the North Carolina Utilities Commission to extend contracts authorizing gas purchases from the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. … includes a 600-mile route




$4.5 million granted to rural communities | The Roanoke-Chowan … – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

$4.5 million granted to rural communities | The Roanoke-Chowan …
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 14 grant requests totaling $4528942, N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland …

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