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Pitt County Genealogy

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Pitt county was created in 1760 (the legislation went into effect in 1761) from Beaufort County. It was named for William Pitt the Elder, an English member of the House of Commons, orator, statesman and Secretary of State for the Southern Department.

The county seat of Pitt County is Greenville. Pitt County is divided into the following townships: Arthur, Ayden, Belvoir, Bethel, Black Jack, Carolina(Stokes), Chicod, Falkland, Farmville, Fountain, Greenville, Grifton, Grimesland, Pactolus, Simpson, Swift Creek, and Winterville.

Attractions in Pitt County include: Shiloh Farm, East Carolina Village of Yesteryear, Ledonia Wright Cultural Center, May Museum and Farmville Heritage Center.

Pitt County Genealogy Resources

Pitt County Independent Genealogy site

Pitt County NCGenWeb site

Pitt County NCGenWeb Archives

Pitt County Historical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 1554
Greenville, NC 27835-1554

Pitt County Family Researchers
P.O. Box 20339
Greenville, NC 27858-0339

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Pitt County Government

Pitt County Government – Official Site

Seppard Memorial Library
530 S. Evans St.
Greenville, NC 27858

Cities and Towns:

* Ayden
* Bethel
* Falkland
* Farmville
* Fountain
* Greenville
* Grifton
* Grimesland
* Simpson
* Stokes
* Winterville

Townships:

Arthur
Ayden
Belvoir
Bethel
Black Jack
Carolina(Stokes)
Chicod
Falkland
Farmville
Fountain
Greenville
Grifton
Grimesland
Pactolus
Simpson
Swift Creek
Winterville.

Census

1790 Federal Census Transcription

1800 Federal Census Transcription (Extract – 2 pages)

1810 Federal Census Transcription

1850 Federal Census Index

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Pitt County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Pitt County Cemetery Census

Query Forums

Pitt County, NC Query Forum

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News related to Pitt County, NC

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25 people nabbed in Pitt County drug operation – WITN

25 people nabbed in Pitt County drug operation  WITN

PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) – More than two dozen people have been charged in an undercover drug operation in one Eastern Carolina county. ‘Operation Quick …




UPDATE: Man charged with attempted murder in Pitt County shooting – WITN

UPDATE: Man charged with attempted murder in Pitt County shooting  WITN

Deputies have charged one of the two people that was shot this morning in Pitt County.




One killed in Pitt County fiery crash – WITN

One killed in Pitt County fiery crash  WITN

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – One person has died after a fiery crash. Highway Patrol communications says it happened on N.C. 33 East near Cole Lane near …




Three charged with stealing vehicles in Pitt County – WITN

Three charged with stealing vehicles in Pitt County  WITN

PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) – An area mom is being applauded for her efforts to hold her son and two others accountable after deputies say the young men stole …




Woman accused of sex crimes with 12-year-old boy; man also charged in child sex case – WITN

Woman accused of sex crimes with 12-year-old boy; man also charged in child sex case  WITN

PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) – A man and woman are facing some serious sex crime charges involving children. The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office says they arrested …




Two caught after Pitt County home invasion, shooting – WITN

Two caught after Pitt County home invasion, shooting  WITN

PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) – Two men are in jail on multi-million dollar bonds after a home invasion Friday night where shots were fired.


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