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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

Latest North Carolina Genealogy Query posts for Wilson County from the Forum:

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

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Rain, storms possible as Ana’s remnants move through NC – WRAL.com


WRAL.com
Rain, storms possible as Ana's remnants move through NC
WRAL.com
The remnants of Ana were centered over parts of Wilson County at 6 a.m. Monday, and the storm will continue to drift north and east through the state during the morning hours before pushing out of the state during the afternoon, WRAL meteorologist

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‘ANSWERS’ SOUGHT – The Wilson Times (subscription)

'ANSWERS' SOUGHT
The Wilson Times (subscription)
An estimated $1.2 billion of the $4.6 billion cost to build the line will be spent in North Carolina. Counties are also expected to receive property taxes from Dominion for the value of the line. In 2022, Wilson County will receive about $328,000 in




60 YEARS OF SERVICE – The Wilson Times (subscription)

60 YEARS OF SERVICE
The Wilson Times (subscription)
Dozens gathered at Wilson County Country Club to honor King and his 60 years of law enforcement in North Carolina. King currently serves as bailiff in Wilson County Superior Court. Not only is King responsible for keeping order in the court daily, but




North Carolina sues FCC for right to block municipal broadband – Ars Technica (registration) (blog)

North Carolina sues FCC for right to block municipal broadband
Ars Technica (registration) (blog)
The FCC's North Carolina decision came in response to a petition filed by the City of Wilson, which provides electric service in six counties in eastern North Carolina and broadband service in Wilson County, but is unable to expand its broadband

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North Carolina sues FCC over municipal broadband – The Independent Weekly


The Independent Weekly
North Carolina sues FCC over municipal broadband
The Independent Weekly
The lawsuit—technically, a "petition for review"—the state of North Carolina filed in federal court last week is, for a case rooted in weighty constitutional matters, fairly short, just two-and-a-half pages. The argument is straightforward enough

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Wilson man charged in fatal shooting – WRAL.com


WRAL.com
Wilson man charged in fatal shooting
WRAL.com
Wilson, N.C. — A Wilson man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a Tuesday night shooting death, police said. Arthur Lee Parker, 58, of 530 Manchester St., was charged with first-degree murder and was being held without bond in the Wilson County …
1 man dead, another charged with murder after shootingThe Wilson Times (subscription)

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