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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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North Carolina Genealogy Forum: Forum: Wilson County NC Genealogy Queries – Recent Topics

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News related to Wilson County, NC

“wilson county” nc – Google News

Wilson County included in state conservation zone – The Wilson Times (subscription)

Wilson County included in state conservation zone
The Wilson Times (subscription)
From staff reports. Wilson County and its eastern North Carolina neighbors have been designated the North Carolina Sentinel Landscape, a zone where voluntary federal incentive programs will be available for landowners and local governments. N.C. …




Wilson County Supeior Court – The Wilson Times (subscription)

Wilson County Supeior Court
The Wilson Times (subscription)
Bryson Taylor, pleaded no contest to possess with intent to sell/deliver marijuana, 6-17 months North Carolina Department of Adult Correction suspended 24 months intermediate punishment, 10 days Wilson County Jail at direction of probation officer




190 New teachers for Wilson County – Wilson Post


Wilson Post
190 New teachers for Wilson County
Wilson Post
When asked why she elected to come to Wilson County, Bradley replied that "they have a good reputation of taking care of their people – teachers and coaches." First-year teacher Ryan Winn will also be joining the staff at WCHS. Winn is from North




Democratic candidate for NC House favors state employee raises – Greenville Daily Reflector


Greenville Daily Reflector
Democratic candidate for NC House favors state employee raises
Greenville Daily Reflector
A native of Wilson County who practices law with the firm Farris & Farris Attorneys in Wilson, Farris is running as a first-time candidate. The Democratic party needs to elect people at all levels of government, including “the little folks like me that




Ex-Tennessee basketball player now stars as 6-11 cop – The Tennessean


The Tennessean
Ex-Tennessee basketball player now stars as 6-11 cop
The Tennessean
When you are 6-foot-11 the questions about basketball almost come daily. Wilson County Sheriff's Lt. Scott Moore did play big-time hoops at the University of Tennessee, but he is now much more a very tall cop than a former basketball player. Moore, 39

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Young dad dies after Wilson house fire – WNCN


WNCN
Young dad dies after Wilson house fire
WNCN
“As officers were arriving, Wilson Fire/Rescue Services and Wilson County EMS personnel were providing lifesaving aide to a male victim related to the fire,” Stroud said. Images from the scene showed heavy flames coming through the roof of the home and …
Investigation continues in fatal Sunday morning fire in WilsonWNCT

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