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Wilson County was formed in 1855 from parts of Edgcombe, Johnston, Nash and Wayne Counties. It was named for a Mexican American War veteran and state legislator from Edgecombe county, Colonel Louis Dicken Wilson. He died in Veracruz in 1847 of fever.

Wilson County is split into the following townships: Black Creek, Cross Roads, Gardners, Old Fields, Saratoga, Springhill, Stantonsburg, Taylors, Toisnot, and Wilson.

Source: Wikipedia.

Wilson County Genealogy Resources

Wilson County NCGenweb site

Wilson County NCGenWeb Archives

Wilson County Genealogical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 802
Wilson, NC 27894-0802

Black Creek Historical Society
P.O. Box 204
Black Creek, NC 27813

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Wilson County Government

Wilson County Government – Official Site
Wilson County Register Of Deeds
101 Goldsboro Street East
Wilson, NC 27893-4001
(252) 399-2935
P.O. Box 1728
Wilson, NC 27894
Ph: (252) 399-2935
Fx: (252) 399-2942
Hours
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday – Friday

Wilson County Public Library
249 Nash St. W.
Wilson, N.C. 27893
Mon. thru Wed. 9 AM till 9 PM
Thurs. thru Sat. 9 AM till 6 PM
Phone:
252-237-5355
Genealogy and Local History Room

Cities and Towns

* Black Creek
* Elm City
* Lucama
* Saratoga
* Sims
* Stantonsburg
* Wilson

Census

1860 Federal Census Transcription – Folder of text files – named by page number

1900 Federal Census Transcription – Home and Farm Ownership

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Wilson County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Wilson County Cemetery Transriptions

Wilson County Cemetery Census

Query Forums

Wilson County, NC Query Forum

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News related to Wilson County, NC

“wilson county” nc – Google News

Wilson County man dies in wreck – The Wilson Times (subscription)

Wilson County man dies in wreck
The Wilson Times (subscription)
Two women were killed in a single-car crash Nov. 30 on Interstate 795 in Wilson County after what officials believe was equipment failure. Four others died the same day in a head-on collision near Pinetops on N.C. Highway 42 in Edgecombe County.




Man charged after I-95 crash in Wilson County kills tow truck driver – WTVD-TV


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Man charged after I-95 crash in Wilson County kills tow truck driver
WTVD-TV
WILSON COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) –. A man was taken into custody Monday afternoon following a serious accident that killed a tow truck driver and temporarily closed the southbound lanes of Interstate 95. The accident happened near I-795 in Wilson County …
TOW TRUCK DRIVER DIES IN WRECKThe Wilson Times (subscription)
Jeff Rackley died as he lived: Helping othersWRAL.com

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Warrant service turns deadly – The Wilson Times (subscription)

Warrant service turns deadly
The Wilson Times (subscription)
ELM CITY — A 68-year-old Elm City man shot himself Wednesday morning when officers with the Wilson County Sheriff's Office arrived to serve search and arrest warrants on him. The incident happened about 10:45 a.m. at the home of Arnold Kellner at 6203 …




Rare Photos Of Shoeshine Tradition Discovered In Pacific Grove Archive – 90.3 KAZU


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Rare Photos Of Shoeshine Tradition Discovered In Pacific Grove Archive
90.3 KAZU
Phillips still lives in North Carolina and he was surprised to receive a call from California, asking about something that happened so long ago. “Lady called me [to] … A set was also donated to the Wilson County Public Library, where they have been




Elm City woman among wreck victims – The Wilson Times (subscription)


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Elm City woman among wreck victims
The Wilson Times (subscription)
The four people killed in a head-on wreck near Pinetops in Edgecombe County have been identified by N.C. Highway Patrol officials. They include an Elm City resident. The victims also include 2-year-old Christian Thompson and 15-year-old Mickeyla Little
Victims identified in fatal Edgecombe County weekend accidentWNCT

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Woman accused of embezzlement – The Wilson Times (subscription)

Woman accused of embezzlement
The Wilson Times (subscription)
Debra Hill Bedford, 39, of 180 Braswell Road, Goldsboro, has been charged with seven counts of embezzlement and two counts of identity fraud. Bedford was given a $25,000 secured bond and was released from the Wilson County Jail after posting bond.

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