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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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New case of Legionnaires’ disease in Wilson County – Jacksonville Daily News

New case of Legionnaires' disease in Wilson County
Jacksonville Daily News
The county reported just 11 cases in all of 2013, but those were about one-eighth of all the Legionnaires' disease cases reported in North Carolina, The Wilson Times reported (http://bit.ly/1q2wNzO ). The latest case was reported at Wilson Pines, a

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3 more cases of Legionnaires’ in Wilson County – Anchorage Daily News


Burlington Times News
3 more cases of Legionnaires' in Wilson County
Anchorage Daily News
The Wilson Times reported (http://bit.ly/1rcYXvH) that health department officials said one of the three new cases is not related to a health care facility. The latest report raises the total in Wilson County to 11 cases. The county reported 11 cases
8th case of Legionnaires' in Wilson County10TV
9th, 10th, 11th cases confirmed: Officials investigate Wilson's Legionnaires The Wilson Times (subscription)

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Wilson County joins Research Triangle Region – WRAL.com

Wilson County joins Research Triangle Region
WRAL.com
Research Triangle Park, N.C. — Wilson County is the latest eastern North Carolina county to join the Research Triangle Regional Partnership, a group that provides marketing and strategic economic development coordination for the Research Triangle …
RTRP expands its reach eastward, adds Wilson CountyTriangle Business Journal

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N.C. Firefighters Battle Fire at Tire Factory – Firehouse.com

N.C. Firefighters Battle Fire at Tire Factory
Firehouse.com
Rodney Dancy with the Wilson County Emergency Management said personnel were evacuated from the building. The fire began in the Banberry area on the first floor of the facility. Several employees were treated for smoke inhalation and transported to the …
Fire at NC tire plant forces workers to evacuateSt. Augustine Record

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Exhibit recalls Wilson shoe-shine competitions – News & Observer

Exhibit recalls Wilson shoe-shine competitions
News & Observer
WILSON, N.C. — The arthritis in his knee slows Curtis Phillips down a bit. At 80 years old, he's traded in his dress shoes for sneakers. But Phillips can still pop a shoe shine rag. There's a natural rhythm … Six years later, Will Robinson, local

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GOP selects elections board member – The Wilson Times (subscription)

GOP selects elections board member
The Wilson Times (subscription)
Inscoe became involved in the Wilson County Republican Party when he moved to Wilson in 2001. He previously served two years on the executive committee of the Wilson County Republican Party. In 2008, he started serving as a judge at the Darden …


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