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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 – Rock Hill Herald (press release)

Wilson County, NC Contracts with CryWolf to Reduce False Alarms
Rock Hill Herald (press release)
WALDORF, Md. — 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 …

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Tillis is wrong and vague about NC’s minimum wage – News & Observer


Reuters
Tillis is wrong and vague about NC's minimum wage
News & Observer
Tillis claims, as he did on a tour of farms in Wilson County recently, that some business owners he's talked to say raising the minimum wage would force them to lay off workers. He's also opposed to a universal minimum wage, saying it should vary from
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Duke Energy commits $500 million to N.C. solar power expansion – Triangle Business Journal


CleanTechnica
Duke Energy commits $500 million to N.C. solar power expansion
Triangle Business Journal
“This is Duke Energy's largest single announcement for solar power and represents a 60 percent increase in the amount of solar power for our North Carolina customers,” Rob Caldwell, senior vice president, Distributed Energy Resources, said in a
Duke Energy partners with Strata on solar energyDurham Herald Sun
Duke Energy spending $500 million on solar power in NCThe State
Duke solar expansion includes facility in Duplin CountyWITN

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3 men fueled civil rights ‘fire’ into Wilson law firm, building legal legacy … – The Wilson Times (subscription)

3 men fueled civil rights 'fire' into Wilson law firm, building legal legacy
The Wilson Times (subscription)
But within the humble brick foundation sprung attorneys and legal minds who helped shape the legal landscape in eastern North Carolina while blazing a path for African-American attorneys well beyond Wilson County. The building opened as a law office in …




Duke Energy to Invest $500 Million in NC Solar Power Expansion – TWC News

Duke Energy to Invest $500 Million in NC Solar Power Expansion
TWC News
Duke Energy representatives said they are also planning to build a 40 megawatt facility in Wilson County and a 23 megawatt solar project in Bladen County. The company will also purchase energy from five additional solar power plants being built in NC

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