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Northampton County Genealogy

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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

“”northampton county” nc” – Google News

Who let the humans in? – The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Who let the humans in? – The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald  Roanoke Chowan News Herald

JACKSON – An animal shelter isn’t your typical accommodation for an overnight stay by humans, but Northampton County’s shelter recently had two guests …




106-year-old NC woman credits longevity to faith in God – WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

106-year-old NC woman credits longevity to faith in God  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

WELDON, N.C. — A woman in Northampton County recently celebrated her 106th birthday, WTVD reports. Ruth Hilliard was born on June 5, 1913. That’s well …




First Warning Forecast: Not as wet this afternoon, more rain overnight and Sunday – WTKR News 3

First Warning Forecast: Not as wet this afternoon, more rain overnight and Sunday  WTKR News 3

We will continue to have chances of rain today, but it won’t be as bad as Friday. This afternoon will be the driest part of the day as high pressure builds in from …




Northampton Co. suspects sentenced on multiple charges – WTKR News 3

Northampton Co. suspects sentenced on multiple charges  WTKR News 3

NORTHAMPTON CO, N.C. — Two men were sentenced to multiple years in prison for robbery attempts made in July 2017, where they demanded money and …




911 line in Ahoskie down; emergency calls forwarded to Northampton Co. – WAVY.com

911 line in Ahoskie down; emergency calls forwarded to Northampton Co.  WAVY.com

A county-wide Century Link outage resulted in the Ahoskie Police Department’s 911 line to be out of *service*.




Voter ID seminars slated locally – The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Voter ID seminars slated locally – The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald  Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Board of Elections offices throughout the Roanoke-Chowan area will conduct educational seminars on the voter ID requirement. The seminars, which are free …


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