Wilson County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Wilson County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Wilson County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1855
County Seat Wilson
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Wilson County Courthouse.jpg
Wilson County Courthouse
115 E. Nash Street
Wilson, North Carolina  27894

Post Office Box 1608
Wilson, North Carolina  27894
Website

Reg of Deeds has b, m, d land rec
Clk Sup Ct has div & ct rec from 1868 & pro rec from 1855
Wilson County was fromed from Edgecombe, Johston, Nash, Wayne 13 Feb 1855

History

Parent County

1855--Wilson County was created from Edgecombe, Nash, Johnston, and Wayne Counties.
County seat: Wilson [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some of the early records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Black Creek
  • Elm City
  • Lucama
  • Saratoga
  • Sims
  • Stantonsburg
  • Wilson

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Wilson County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.


Church

Wilson County North Carolina Churches

Court

Land

Registrar of Deeds Online Recorder's Index Search

Local Histories

Trees of Wilson  -  Wilson County Genealogical Society publication

Maps

Military

Recorded military discharges - Wilson County


Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Obtain copies of Wilson County Birth, Marriage and Death records.

Societies and Libraries 

Wilson County Genealogical Society


Wilson County Library  -  East Branch Library   -  1006-C Ward Blvd -  Wilson, NC -  (252)237-2627

Wilson County Library   -  249 Nash Street W  -   Wilson, NC 27893  -   (252) 237-5355


Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).