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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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GOP ‘a party for everyone’ – The Wilson Times


The Wilson Times
GOP 'a party for everyone'
The Wilson Times
Wilson County Republican Party Chairwoman Christy Fyle, right, introduces guest speaker Valerie Johnson, a Wake County GOP official and former McCrory administration appointee, during Saturday's oyster roast fundraiser held at Scott Farms. … who is




Bees depart Wilson County after summer of pollination – The Wilson Times


The Wilson Times
Bees depart Wilson County after summer of pollination
The Wilson Times
They will return to North Carolina in the spring when they will be taken to blueberry farms in White Lake, then to Wilson in the summer for the watermelon and cucumber crop. The bees are simply vital to having a good crop, Sharp said. “If it's




County voices concern over pipeline – The Wilson Times

County voices concern over pipeline
The Wilson Times
Wilson County commissioners unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday calling for Atlantic Coast Pipeline officials to be more transparent in their dealings with property owners and local government when it comes development and safety issues. Several




445 high-paying jobs coming to Wilson County – The Wilson Times

445 high-paying jobs coming to Wilson County
The Wilson Times
The N.C. Division of Emergency Management awarded Wilson County Emergency Management a $12,600 grant. Officials here will help 50-plus licensed care facilities in Wilson to understand what their new responsibilities are when it comes to emergency …

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Cotton-pickin’ numbers: Cotton rebounding in Wilson County after years of low output – The Wilson Times


The Wilson Times
Cotton-pickin' numbers: Cotton rebounding in Wilson County after years of low output
The Wilson Times
… they are at right now, we have kind of turned the corner on the real low point on cotton and we ought to maintain these acres or possibly go up a little bit,” said Norman Harrell, director of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension office in

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This kidney dialysis company promises services despite a person’s ability to pay – News & Observer


News & Observer
This kidney dialysis company promises services despite a person's ability to pay
News & Observer
DaVita plans to transfer 10 dialysis stations from centers it operates in Wilson County and build a Clayton Dialysis facility several blocks from Johnston Health Clayton hospital. In its application to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services

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