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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

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Man charged with quadruple murder in Wilson County on Christmas Eve – WRAL.com


WRAL.com
Man charged with quadruple murder in Wilson County on Christmas Eve
WRAL.com
Wilson County, N.C. — A man who has been in police custody since January was in the Christmas Eve murders of four people in Wilson County, according to authorities. Dereck Harris, 29, was in custody for discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling …
Arrest made in Wilson County quadruple murdersWITN
Wilson man charged in Christmas Eve quadruple murderWTVD-TV
Man charged in Christmas Eve 2016 quadruple murder in WilsonWNCN
The Wilson Times (subscription)
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As overdoses surge, agencies joining forces to help heroin, opioid addicts – The Wilson Times (subscription)


The Wilson Times (subscription)
As overdoses surge, agencies joining forces to help heroin, opioid addicts
The Wilson Times (subscription)
On average, Wilson County Emergency Medical Services personnel administers naloxone – a life-saving antidote which reverses an opioid overdose, about 30 times per quarter. But the past six weeks has been different. Medics have administered the antidote …




NC county commissioner calls slaves ‘workers’ – The Wilson Times (subscription)

NC county commissioner calls slaves 'workers'
The Wilson Times (subscription)
GRAHAM (AP) — A North Carolina county commissioner referred to slaves as "workers" during a discussion on removing a Confederate statue. The Times-News of Burlington reports Alamance County Commissioner Tim Sutton made the comments during an …

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Suspect in Christmas Eve murders faces Wilson County judge – The Wilson Times (subscription)


The Wilson Times (subscription)
Suspect in Christmas Eve murders faces Wilson County judge
The Wilson Times (subscription)
A man accused in the shooting deaths of four people on Christmas Eve made his first court appearance in Wilson County Friday, several days after deputies brought him here from a North Carolina prison. Dereck Eugene Harris, 29, clad in an orange




Solar Eclipse 2017: 9 ways Wilson County will watch – The Tennessean


The Tennessean
Solar Eclipse 2017: 9 ways Wilson County will watch
The Tennessean
Wilson County is on the top end of locations to view totality of the solar eclipse on Monday. Among the ways the community and tourists will be watching include: City of Mt. Juliet: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Charlie Daniels Park, 1075 Charlie Daniels Parkway

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Political data released on proposed NC maps – Asheboro Courier Tribune

Political data released on proposed NC maps
Asheboro Courier Tribune
Rick Horner of Wilson County would represent districts that voted for Clinton in 2016. Horner's district is especially unfavorable; 58 percent of the vote there last year went to Clinton. Tarte's is more of a tossup; Clinton beat Trump in that district

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