Place:Wilson, North Carolina, United States

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Wilson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 81,234. The county seat is Wilson.

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History

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The county was formed in 1855 from parts of Edgecombe County, Johnston County, Nash County, and Wayne County. It was named for Louis Dicken Wilson, a state legislator from Edgecombe County and a colonel in the Mexican-American War, who died of fever at Veracruz in 1847.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1836 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1855 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1855 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 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
1860 9,720
1870 12,258
1880 16,064
1890 18,644
1900 23,596
1910 28,269
1920 36,813
1930 44,914
1940 50,219
1950 54,506
1960 57,716
1970 57,486
1980 63,132
1990 66,061

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External links

www.wilson-co.com


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