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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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$4.8M in gold bars stolen in Wilson County – Triangle Business Journal


Triangle Business Journal
$4.8M in gold bars stolen in Wilson County
Triangle Business Journal
About $4.8 million in gold bars was stolen from an armored truck Sunday in Wilson County, according to a report from the Associated Press. Authorities told the AP that two guards with Transvalue Inc., a Miami-based company that transports money and …
Truck carrying $4.8M in gold robbed along I-95 in Wilson CountyWTVD-TV
Truck carrying $4M in gold, silver robbed along I-95 in Wilson County, North KABC-TV
911 callers describe chaos after gold theft on NC highwayU-T San Diego
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3-COUNTY CHASE ENDS IN WILSON – The Wilson Times (subscription)

3-COUNTY CHASE ENDS IN WILSON
The Wilson Times (subscription)
The driver took Exit 132 into Nash County, proceeded onto N.C. 58 and came all the way to Wilson County, Westbrook said. He sideswiped one patrol car on West Nash Street and he also sideswiped a resident driving, he added. The suspect rear ended a …

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Police in Wilson County, NC, release images of suspects in theft of $4.8 … – BreakingNews.com

Police in Wilson County, NC, release images of suspects in theft of $4.8
BreakingNews.com
Police in Wilson County, NC, release images of suspects in theft of $4.8 million in gold from a truck – @WNCN · Read more on wncn.com · Alert my friends. crime & courts · gold · Wilson, NC, US. 16 WHOA!




Wilson Co. authorities release images of gold heist suspects – WNCN


MassLive.com
Wilson Co. authorities release images of gold heist suspects
WNCN
Anyone with information is asked to call the Wilson County Sheriff's Office at 252-237-2118. A $50,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest. Meanwhile, gold buyers are on alert. Todd Melet, owner of Jewel Recycle LLC in Raleigh
Truck crew says carsickness led to $4.8M heist of gold barsYahoo News UK
Inside job suspected in $4.8 million gold robberyPress Herald
Details emerge in $4.8 million NC gold heist, but police say many questions MassLive.com
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FBI offers $25000 reward in $5M NC gold heist – WECT-TV6


wivb.com
FBI offers $25000 reward in $5M NC gold heist
WECT-TV6
WILSON COUNTY, NC (WECT) – The FBI is offering a $25,000 reward for any information regarding the $5 million gold heist that occurred in Wilson County on March 1. According to FBI officials, on March 1, a Transvalue tractor-trailer departed Miami and
FBI offers reward in gold heistKSN-TV
FBI offers $25000 reward for tips on North Carolina gold heistReuters
$25000 reward offered in $4.9 million gold bar robberyWFLA
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Wilson County Schools earn AdvancED accreditation – Lebanon Democrat

Wilson County Schools earn AdvancED accreditation
Lebanon Democrat
Wilson County Schools is excelling in that regard. “Our review team respects and acknowledges the efforts to improve the quality of your institution,” said Dave Stipe, lead evaluator and retired educator from North Carolina. “We're very pleased

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