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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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DA dismisses case against deputy – The Wilson Times (subscription)

DA dismisses case against deputy
The Wilson Times (subscription)
Two Wilson County parents have taken their story to YouTube in a 16-minute video hosted by the Wilson Tea Party's account to talk about an incident that occurred earlier this month where they allege their neighbor, a Wilson County deputy, knocked their




One-stop early voting begins Thursday – The Wilson Times (subscription)

One-stop early voting begins Thursday
The Wilson Times (subscription)
One-stop early voting for the May 6 primary begins today, and Wilson County Elections Director Rená Morris said poll workers will ask voters whether they have photo identification. "This election, we are required to ask individual voters if they have

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NC family says deputy hit child on bike – myfox8.com

NC family says deputy hit child on bike
myfox8.com
WILSON, N.C. – The parents of a five-year-old girl said that a Wilson County Sheriff's deputy hit their daughter while she was riding her bicycle. WTVD-TV reported that the victim's father said he wants an apology. Makayla Marlow was riding her pink




Farmer-Butterfield outlines top priorities – The Wilson Times (subscription)

Farmer-Butterfield outlines top priorities
The Wilson Times (subscription)
North Carolina ranks 46th in teacher pay nationwide, and Farmer-Butterfield said high teacher turnover affects students, parents and entire communities. With seasoned educators leaving the classroom or moving out-of-state, more students could fall behind.




Sheriff weighs in on bike incident – The Wilson Times (subscription)

Sheriff weighs in on bike incident
The Wilson Times (subscription)
Wilson County Sheriff Calvin Woodard weighed in on the ongoing controversy involving a Wilson County sheriff's deputy accused of knocking a 5-year-old girl off her bike while he was driving a county-owned vehicle. Woodard said in a written statement




Powerful interests and inside-the-beltway politics come to ENC – New Bern Sun Journal

Powerful interests and inside-the-beltway politics come to ENC
New Bern Sun Journal
… war garnered plenty of attention — and drew the ire of banking interests when he advocated tougher regulations following the economic collapse that led to the last recession. This year, Jones faces what may be the toughest primary election in

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