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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

Nash-Rocky Mount, Wilson County latest to cancel classes May 1 for planned teacher rally – CBS17.com

Nash-Rocky Mount, Wilson County latest to cancel classes May 1 for planned teacher rally  CBS17.com

NASH COUNTY, N.C. (WNCN) – Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools announced Wednesday it has opted to cancel classes and make May 1 an optional teacher …




Wilson County workers shine in DOT ‘roadeo’ – The Wilson Times

Wilson County workers shine in DOT ‘roadeo’  The Wilson Times

GOLDSBORO — Two Wilson County state transportation employees were winners in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s annual “Safety Roadeo” held for …




Our Opinion: Teachers deserve community support here and in Raleigh – The Wilson Times

Our Opinion: Teachers deserve community support here and in Raleigh  The Wilson Times

Hundreds of Wilson County educators plan to join thousands of colleagues in a May 1 teachers’ rally outside the N.C. General Assembly building. After an …




UPDATED: Thunderstorm WARNING In Effect Until 1:15 – Goldsboro Daily News

UPDATED: Thunderstorm WARNING In Effect Until 1:15  Goldsboro Daily News

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather *Service* Raleigh NC 12:33 PM EDT FRI APR 19 2019.




Wilson County woman charged after 5-year-old drowns at Myrtle Beach resort – WTVD-TV

Wilson County woman charged after 5-year-old drowns at Myrtle Beach resort  WTVD-TV

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A North Carolina woman has been charged with neglect in the death of a 5-year-old who drowned at a South Carolina resort.




Wilson Democrats hold annual convention – The Wilson Times

Wilson Democrats hold annual convention  The Wilson Times

Occupancy was standing room only as Wilson Democrat delegates and guests gathered in the Wilson County Courthouse for the annual Wilson County …


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