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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

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North Carolina teen killed on train tracks in Wilson County – WITN


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North Carolina teen killed on train tracks in Wilson County
WITN
Authorities say a North Carolina teenager has died after being struck by a passenger train in Wilson County. Amtrak officials tell local media outlets that a train traveling from Miami to New York hit a person on the tracks at around 2:45 a.m. Sunday
Wilson County teen killed by trainWWAY NewsChannel 3
Kenly teen was hanging out by tracks before being struck and killed by Amtrak WRAL.com
Person killed by train in North Carolina identified as teen boymyfox8.com
The Wilson Times (subscription) -News & Observer -The Virginian-Pilot
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20-year-old woman missing in Wilson; police search felon’s house – WNCN

20-year-old woman missing in Wilson; police search felon's house
WNCN
Court documents show Parks was released from prison 27-years early after the North Carolina Court of Appeals overturned his conviction here in Wilson County. In 2014 a jury convicted him on two counts of participating in prostitution of a minor but the …
UPDATED: Investigation for missing woman moves to Gregory Parks home; police The Wilson Times (subscription)

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BB&T VP, operations manager mourned; Wilson lauded for helping shape ‘BB&T we … – The Wilson Times (subscription)


The Wilson Times (subscription)
BB&T VP, operations manager mourned; Wilson lauded for helping shape 'BB&T we
The Wilson Times (subscription)
During his life, Wilson has also been involved in the community as a member of the Barton College board of trustees, United Way of Wilson County president, N.C. Rural Economic Development Center chairman, Wilson Medical Center board chairman, …

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With Medicaid Overhaul Deal Close, Some Question If It’s Needed – WUNC


WUNC
With Medicaid Overhaul Deal Close, Some Question If It's Needed
WUNC
In the mid-1980s, too many Medicaid recipients were relying on the emergency room in Wilson County for care. An expensive … As policymakers finalize a long-term deal to reconstruct Medicaid in North Carolina, supporters of the current model are not




Community grieves for 21-year-old – The Wilson Times (subscription)

Community grieves for 21-year-old
The Wilson Times (subscription)
The car collided with a tree about 4:15 p.m., according to N.C. State Troopers. Burrell died at the scene … Burrell, who works at Wilson County Department of Social Services, said her staff and other employees have just been wonderful. In addition to




Funeral planned for NC deputy who died after wasp sting – WNCN

Funeral planned for NC deputy who died after wasp sting
WNCN
Lieutenant Ray “Bull” Tomlinson, age 44, of Kenly was stung by a wasp while he was off duty on Friday, according to WITN-TV. Lt. Tomlinson, who worked as a deputy for Wilson County for 23 years, suffered cardiac arrest and died, the TV station reported.
NC Deputy to be Laid to Rest After Killed by Hornet StingTWC News

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