Place:Nash, North Carolina, United States

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NameNash
Alt namesNashsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates35.967°N 77.967°W
Located inNorth Carolina, United States     (1777 - )
See alsoWilson, North Carolina, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Nash County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is part of the Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 95,840. Its county seat is Nashville.

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History

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Nash County was formed in 1777 from Edgecombe County. It was named for American Revolutionary War Brigadier General Francis Nash, who had been mortally wounded at the Battle of Germantown that year.

In 1855 parts of Nash County, Edgecombe County, Johnston County, and Wayne County were combined to form Wilson County, North Carolina.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1739 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1751 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1770 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1777 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1777 Marriage 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
1860 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 7,393
1800 6,975
1810 7,268
1820 8,185
1830 8,490
1840 9,047
1850 10,657
1860 11,687
1870 11,077
1880 17,731
1890 20,707
1900 25,478
1910 33,727
1920 41,061
1930 52,782
1940 55,608
1950 59,919
1960 61,002
1970 59,122
1980 67,153
1990 76,677

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External links

www.co.nash.nc.us


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