Washington County, North Carolina Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
1799--Washington County was created from Tyrrell County. County seat: Lee's Mill (1799-1823); Plymouth (1823- present). Washington County, now in Tennessee, was created from the District of Washington in 1777. North Carolina ceded her west territory to the Federal Government in 1789.
Courthouse destroyed in Federal bombardment of 1862 and fires of 1869 and 1881 have destroyed most of the court records and many of the land records.
Societies and Libraries
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog.