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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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Wilson County, NC Contracts with CryWolf to Reduce False Alarms – Rock Hill Herald (press release)

Wilson County, NC Contracts with CryWolf to Reduce False Alarms
Rock Hill Herald (press release)
WALDORF, Md. — Public Safety Corporation, Inc. (PSC) announced today that it signed a contract with Wilson County, NC to provide PSC's CryWolf® False Alarm Management software and services to help enforce the cities alarm ordinances. PSC …

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Wilson asks FCC to override NC law it says shields Time Warner, Comcast – News & Observer


News & Observer
Wilson asks FCC to override NC law it says shields Time Warner, Comcast
News & Observer
It has nearly 7,000 customers, or about a third of the Wilson County market, but officials are eager to expand Greenlight to portions of five surrounding counties. By September 2010, in the wake of the economic recession, Greenlight had disconnected 1

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CHALLENGE! – Insurance News Net

CHALLENGE!
Insurance News Net
Last week, Sean Bulson , Wilson County Schools superintendant, took the challenge in Hayes' honor. "We are so thankful to see so many people taking the challenge and creating awareness for this horrible disease," Sonja Hayes said. "We are feeling the …

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Murder suspect: Gang, theft ties – The Wilson Times (subscription)

Murder suspect: Gang, theft ties
The Wilson Times (subscription)
North Carolina court records show Ceante Latrell Spells has numerous other pending charges, including a probation violation, in Wilson County. Other pending charges in Wilson County include multiple charges of marijuana possession and carrying a …




North Carolina Communities Must ‘Adapt’ to Changing Technology, Expert Warns – Government Technology


Government Technology
North Carolina Communities Must 'Adapt' to Changing Technology, Expert Warns
Government Technology
The Institute for Emerging Issues, at N.C. State University, was started by former Gov. Jim Hunt, of Wilson County, who also serves as the chair emeritus for the National Advisory Board. Brown-Graham said that she gets mixed reactions across the state




Officials: Two die, one critically injured in I-95 wreck – The Wilson Times (subscription)

Officials: Two die, one critically injured in I-95 wreck
The Wilson Times (subscription)
The Highway Patrol, Wilson County Sheriff's Office, Wilson County EMS, Wilson Fire/Rescue Services and volunteer firefighters were among the agencies called to the wreck on I-95 South. Deputies rerouted traffic from the interstate up the N.C. 42 ramp

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