Carteret Precinct, North Carolina

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{{Adoption NCGenWeb}} About 1680 the Lord Proprietors of North Carolina renamed Currituck Precinct the '''Carteret Precinct''' (not to be confused with the later Carteret County of a different location). However, the new name was not accepted or used outside of official circles by the precinct residents. By the mid-1680s the name was changed back to [[Currituck County, North Carolina|Currituck]]. The name has remained Currituck ever since.<ref>"Currituck County, North Carolina" in ''Counties of North Carolina'' at http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/currituck_county_nc.html (accessed 3 January 2011).</ref><br><br>
 
{{Adoption NCGenWeb}} About 1680 the Lord Proprietors of North Carolina renamed Currituck Precinct the '''Carteret Precinct''' (not to be confused with the later Carteret County of a different location). However, the new name was not accepted or used outside of official circles by the precinct residents. By the mid-1680s the name was changed back to [[Currituck County, North Carolina|Currituck]]. The name has remained Currituck ever since.<ref>"Currituck County, North Carolina" in ''Counties of North Carolina'' at http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/currituck_county_nc.html (accessed 3 January 2011).</ref><br><br>
  
Records of the extinct '''Carteret Precinct''' can be found in repositories of [[Currituck County, North Carolina|Currituck County]], or at the [[North Carolina State Archives]].  
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Records of the&nbsp;renamed '''Carteret Precinct''' can be found in repositories of [[Currituck County, North Carolina|Currituck County]], or at the [[North Carolina State Archives]].  
  
 
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About 1680 the Lord Proprietors of North Carolina renamed Currituck Precinct the Carteret Precinct (not to be confused with the later Carteret County of a different location). However, the new name was not accepted or used outside of official circles by the precinct residents. By the mid-1680s the name was changed back to Currituck. The name has remained Currituck ever since.[1]

Records of the renamed Carteret Precinct can be found in repositories of Currituck County, or at the North Carolina State Archives.

Sources

  1. "Currituck County, North Carolina" in Counties of North Carolina at http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/currituck_county_nc.html (accessed 3 January 2011).