Place:Northampton, North Carolina, United States

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NameNorthampton
Alt namesNorthamptonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates36.417°N 77.367°W
Located inNorth Carolina, United States     (1741 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Northampton County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,099. Its county seat is Jackson.

Northampton County is part of the Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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The county was formed in 1741 from Bertie County. It was named for James Compton, 5th Earl of Northampton.

In 1759 parts of Northampton County, Bertie County, and Chowan County were combined to form Hertford County.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1741 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1741 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1759 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1771 Court 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
1790 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1811 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1917 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 9,981
1800 12,353
1810 13,082
1820 13,242
1830 13,391
1840 13,369
1850 13,335
1860 13,372
1870 14,749
1880 20,032
1890 21,242
1900 21,150
1910 22,323
1920 23,184
1930 27,161
1940 28,299
1950 28,432
1960 26,811
1970 24,009
1980 22,584
1990 20,798

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External links

www.northamptonnc.com


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