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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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News related to Wilson County, NC

“”wilson county” nc” – Google News

Wilson County crossroads to become all-way stop – The Wilson Times

Wilson County crossroads to become all-way stop  The Wilson Times

Next week, the junction of N.C. 42 and N.C. 581 west of Wilson will become an all-way stop to improve safety. The N.C. Department of Transportation determined …




Wilson County roads to be re-striped – The Wilson Times

Wilson County roads to be re-striped  The Wilson Times

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Behind the deal: How officials lured a manufacturer – and 305 jobs – to N.C. – Triangle Business Journal

Behind the deal: How officials lured a manufacturer – and 305 jobs – to N.C.  Triangle Business Journal

Just released public records show what state officials had to do to lure a manufacturer, along with hundreds of jobs, to North Carolina.




Virginia fugitive captured in Wilson – The Wilson Times

Virginia fugitive captured in Wilson  The Wilson Times

Wilson County sheriff’s deputies have captured a man wanted in Virginia on multiple charges including rape and attempted murder. On Sunday, the sheriff’s …




Biopharmaceutical Manufacturer Merck Selects Durham and Wilson Counties for New Projects – NC Dept of Commerce

Biopharmaceutical Manufacturer Merck Selects Durham and Wilson Counties for New Projects  NC Dept of Commerce

Merck (NYSE: MRK), a leading global biopharmaceutical company, will invest more than $650 million and create more than 400 jobs in North Carolina, building …




Jury seated in Wilson murder trial – The Wilson Times

Jury seated in Wilson murder trial  The Wilson Times

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