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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

Sampson teen charged in father’s killing – Sampson Independent

Sampson teen charged in father’s killing  Sampson Independent

ROSEBORO — A Sampson County teenager is behind bars, charged with the murder of his father. Early Monday, deputies with the Sampson County Sheriff’s …




Fatal wreck claims lives of two Sampson teens – Sampson Independent

Fatal wreck claims lives of two Sampson teens  Sampson Independent

An early Sunday morning accident claimed the lives of two Sampson County teenagers. According to reports, Rozlyn Cain, 17, of Autryville and Roland Parker …




2 dead, 1 injured in Sampson County car crash – WTVD-TV

2 dead, 1 injured in Sampson County car crash  WTVD-TV

2 people died in a car crash that happened in Autryville overnight.




Trucking program coming to Union – Sampson Independent

Trucking program coming to Union  Sampson Independent

Next school year, students from Union High School will have the opportunity to learn how to drive big rigs. Through a partnership with Sampson Community …




Local United Way lauded for efforts – Sampson Independent

Local United Way lauded for efforts  Sampson Independent

Following Hurricane Florence, members of the United Way of Sampson County hit the ground running and provided disaster-relief assistance to those most …




Bear spotted in Sampson County town – WTVD-TV

Bear spotted in Sampson County town  WTVD-TV

Police say they have gotten calls from residents saying the bear was seen near Boone Street in Roseboro.


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