Place:Montgomery, North Carolina, United States

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NameMontgomery
Alt namesFincastlesource: Family History Library Catalog
Montgomerysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates35.35°N 79.9°W
Located inNorth Carolina, United States     (1779 - )
See alsoStanly, North Carolina, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Montgomery County is a rural county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,798. Its county seat is Troy. Montgomery County's motto is "The Golden Opportunity".

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History

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The county was formed in 1779 from Anson County. It was named in honor and respect of Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general killed in 1775 while attempting to capture Quebec City, Canada. In 1841 the part of Montgomery County west of the Pee Dee River became Stanly County.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1769 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1779 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1779 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1785 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1807 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1913 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1790 4,725
1800 7,677
1810 8,430
1820 8,693
1830 10,919
1840 10,780
1850 6,872
1860 7,649
1870 7,487
1880 9,374
1890 11,239
1900 14,197
1910 14,967
1920 14,607
1930 16,218
1940 16,280
1950 17,260
1960 18,408
1970 19,267
1980 22,469
1990 23,346

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External links

www.montgomery-county-nc.gov


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