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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

Hospital locked down following triple shooting in Clinton – WTVD-TV

Hospital locked down following triple shooting in Clinton  WTVD-TV

A triple shooting in Sampson County placed a hospital on lockdown.




Suspect arrested in Sampson County shooting that injured 1 – WRAL.com

Suspect arrested in Sampson County shooting that injured 1  WRAL.com

The Sampson County Sheriff’s Office identified and arrested the man involved in a reported shooting late Saturday night in Clinton.




Teen checking mail dies after being hit by car in Sampson County – CBS17.com

Teen checking mail dies after being hit by car in Sampson County  CBS17.com

CLINTON, N.C. (WNCN) — A Sampson County teen died after being hit by a vehicle while checking his family’s mail last week, officials say. Eric Serrano, 18, of …




Man charged after 2 NC SBI agents injured when bomb-making materials explode at Sampson County home – WECT

Man charged after 2 NC SBI agents injured when bomb-making materials explode at Sampson County home  WECT

Two North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation Bomb Squad agents were injured in an explosion Friday morning in Sampson County, according to SBI …




Deputies find dog on meth while searching Sampson County home – WITN

Deputies find dog on meth while searching Sampson County home  WITN

The Sampson County Sheriff’s Office says the case began Tuesday when deputies stopped a suspect towing a lawnmower that was reported stolen from a …




Clinton man gave dog meth, stole boat, guns and chain saws, sheriff’s office says – WTVD-TV

Clinton man gave dog meth, stole boat, guns and chain saws, sheriff’s office says  WTVD-TV

A Sampson County man is behind bars after deputies said he stole several high-priced items and gave his dog meth.


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