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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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Wilson asks FCC to override NC law it says shields Time Warner, Comcast – News & Observer


News & Observer
Wilson asks FCC to override NC law it says shields Time Warner, Comcast
News & Observer
It has nearly 7,000 customers, or about a third of the Wilson County market, but officials are eager to expand Greenlight to portions of five surrounding counties. By September 2010, in the wake of the economic recession, Greenlight had disconnected 1

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Wilson County, NC Contracts with CryWolf to Reduce False Alarms – Business Wire (press release)

Wilson County, NC Contracts with CryWolf to Reduce False Alarms
Business Wire (press release)
WALDORF, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Public Safety Corporation, Inc. (PSC) announced today that it signed a contract with Wilson County, NC to provide PSC's CryWolf® False Alarm Management software and services to help enforce the cities alarm …




Business Wire – Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Business Wire
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
Public Safety Corporation, Inc. (PSC) announced today that it signed a contract with Wilson County, NC to provide PSC's CryWolf® False Alarm Management software and services to help enforce the cities alarm ordinances. PSC, headquartered in Waldorf, …

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NEW INFO: Governor Makes Announcement On Proposed Gas Pipeline – WITN

NEW INFO: Governor Makes Announcement On Proposed Gas Pipeline
WITN
Governor Pat McCrory's office says a proposed 550-mile natural gas pipeline will bring hundreds of jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars of economic activity to North Carolina. "The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is one of the largest projects of its type

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Wilson County Most Wanted and Sheriff’s Reports for Aug. 29 – Lebanon Democrat


Lebanon Democrat
Wilson County Most Wanted and Sheriff's Reports for Aug. 29
Lebanon Democrat
Editor's Note: The following are suspects booked into the Wilson County Jail during the specified time frame. All persons charged are … with failure to appear. Linda Gail Ponce, 50, of Dudley, N.C., was charged with three counts of drugs simple

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BRIEF: Family loses home to fire – Insurance News Net

BRIEF: Family loses home to fire
Insurance News Net
Contentnea and Rock Ridge volunteer fire departments also responded along with Wilson County EMS. The cause is still under investigation but the fire wasn't considered suspicious, officials said. In addition to losing all the contents and the structure

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