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Sampson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population was 60,161. Its county seat is Clinton.

The county was formed in 1784 from Duplin County. It was named after John Sampson, who was the first register of deeds of Duplin County and the first mayor of Wilmington, North Carolina.

Sampson County is the birthplace of William R. King, who after spending time in local government continued on to become the 13th US vice-president.

Source: Wikipedia

Sampson County Genealogy Resources

Sampson County NCGenweb site

Sampson County NCGenWeb Archives

Sampson County Historical Society
2336 Horine Road
Clinton, NC 28328
Telephone 910-564-6471

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Sampson County Government

Sampson County Government – Official Site
Sampson County Register of Deeds (Online search)

Sampson-Clinton Public LIbrary
J.C. Holliday Library
217 Graham Street
Clinton, NC 28328
(910) 592-4153 Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 8 – 6
Saturday 8 – 5

Miriam Lamb Memorial Library
PO Box 426
144 S. Church Ave.
Garland, NC 28441
(910) 529-2441
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm

Roseboro Public Library
300 W. Roseboro Street
P.O. Box 2066
Roseboro, NC 28382
(910) 525-5436
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm

Bryan Memorial Public Library
302 Weeksdale Street
P.O. Box 188
Newton Grove, NC 28366
(910) 594-1260
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm

Cities and Towns

* Autryville
* Bonnetsville
* Clinton
* Delway
* Garland
* Harrells
* Ingold
* Ivanhoe
* Keener
* Newton Grove
* Plain View
* Roseboro
* Salemburg
* Spiveys Corner
* Turkey
* Vann Crossroads

Townships:

Belvoir
Dismal
Franklin
Halls
Herring
Honeycutt
Lisbon
Little Coharie
McDaniels
Mingo
Newton Grove
North Clinton
Piney Grove
Plain View
South Clinton
South River
Taylors Bridge
Turkey
Westbrook

Census

State Census

1790 Federal Census Transcription – Fayett District

1800 Federal Census Transcription – Partial Extract

1820 Federal Census Transcription

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Sampson County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Sampson County Cemetery Census

Query Forums

Sampson County, NC Query Forum

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News related to Sampson County, NC

“”sampson county” nc” – Google News

Too busy for Calvary – Sampson Independent

Too busy for Calvary  Sampson Independent

I called it “facetime.” But it had nothing to do with a smart phone. As a matter of fact, it was long before there were even flip phones or car phones.




Midway hosts Service Day – Sampson Independent

Midway hosts Service Day  Sampson Independent

Diana Santiago, Midway Middle student, tries on equipment worn by *service* workers from South River Electric Membership Corporation. – Chase Jordan …




Sampson’s job fair scheduled for March 30 News – Sampson Independent

Sampson’s job fair scheduled for March 30 News  Sampson Independent

Local organizations are partnering to offer a lifeline to the local workforce while supporting existing businesses and industries. The 4th annual Sampson …




The Latest: Tornado warning issued for Bladen, Chatham, Moore and Sampson counties – WRAL.com

The Latest: Tornado warning issued for Bladen, Chatham, Moore and Sampson counties  WRAL.com

The U.S. Storm Prediction Center upgraded the Triangle’s threat for severe weather on Friday to a level 4 of 5, which means the area is at a major risk for severe …




Sampson man faces charges in robbery – Sampson Independent

Sampson man faces charges in robbery  Sampson Independent

A Sampson County man has been charged in an alleged armed robbery in the Trinity Church Road area of southern Sampson County. Gerard Andre Parker …




STEM labs in Sampson vital to future – Sampson Independent

STEM labs in Sampson vital to future  Sampson Independent

Today, an innovative approach to learning is paramount in preparing students for an ever-changing job market in a new digital age. Clinton City and Sampson…


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