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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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News related to Wilson County, NC

“wilson county” nc – Google News

Ashley Stott ‘took his last breath’ this morning – The Wilson Times (subscription)


The Wilson Times (subscription)
Ashley Stott 'took his last breath' this morning
The Wilson Times (subscription)
Ashley Stott, 43, has died, just one day after hundreds of supporters gathered at the Wilson County Courthouse to pray and offer their support to Stott and his family. Wife Alice posted on Facebook Thursday afternoon, “Ashley took his last breath here




Your top 5 ideas to bring growth, buzz to Wilson – The Wilson Times (subscription)

Your top 5 ideas to bring growth, buzz to Wilson
The Wilson Times (subscription)
Wilson County had the third-highest unemployment rate among North Carolina's 100 counties in May, so it's no great surprise that job opportunities topped our readers' list. “Bring in good industries with solid pay!” Scott Douglas wrote in a Facebook

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Babe Ruth Softball World Series: 14U Blaze open pool play Friday – Foster’s Daily Democrat


Foster’s Daily Democrat
Babe Ruth Softball World Series: 14U Blaze open pool play Friday
Foster’s Daily Democrat
… enjoy the whole experience. It will definitely be something new.” The Blaze are the second Barrington team to go to a World Series. In 2003, a 12U Barrington squad won the New England tournament in Barrington and went to the WS in Wilson County, N




Volunteers Wilson-bound on health mission – The Wilson Times (subscription)

Volunteers Wilson-bound on health mission
The Wilson Times (subscription)
“The Service Year NC Initiative will allow us to build awareness and access to programs that are address the health and wellness of communities that have high poverty rates,” said Paula Benson, Wilson 20/20 executive director and member of the




Wilson County man faces insurance fraud charges – The Wilson Times (subscription)


The Wilson Times (subscription)
Wilson County man faces insurance fraud charges
The Wilson Times (subscription)
1 priority and I will continue to fight insurance fraud with your help.” The N.C. Department of Insurance employs 20 sworn law enforcement officers who investigate and prosecute claims of insurance and bail bonding fraud. To report suspected fraud




Man dies in watery crash – The Wilson Times (subscription)


The Wilson Times (subscription)
Man dies in watery crash
The Wilson Times (subscription)
… traveling south on N.C. 117 when it struck the right side of the Great Swamp Bridge about 11 miles south of Wilson and about four-tenths of a mile from Watson Road. The wreck happened about two-tenths of a mile inside the Wilson County line from
Car falls off bridge into creek in Wilson wreckWRAL.com

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