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            North Carolina's 100 Counties

            North Carolina has 100 counties. This page brings together a number of resources that relate to the history of North Carolina counties, links to resources in NCpedia related to individual counties, and other resources from North Carolina State Government agencies to help researchers locate current demographic and statistical information about North Carolina's counties and municipalities.

            Topics on this page

            Explore NCpedia articles by county
            Historical information and articles about North Carolina's counties
            Historical resources and collections for researching North Carolina county history, records and information

            North Carolina Counties - Click to see a larger version.Explore NCpedia articles by county

            Alamance | Alexander | Alleghany | Anson | Ashe | Avery | Beaufort | Bertie | Bladen | Brunswick | Buncombe | Burke | Cabarrus | Caldwell | Camden | Carteret | Caswell | Catawba | Chatham | Cherokee | Chowan | Clay | Cleveland | Columbus | Craven | Cumberland | Currituck | Dare | Davidson | Davie | Duplin | Durham | Edgecombe | Forsyth | Franklin | Gaston | Gates | Graham | Granville | Greene | Guilford | Halifax | Harnett | Haywood | Henderson | Hertford | Hoke | Hyde | Iredell | Jackson | Johnston | Jones | Lee | Lenoir | Lincoln | McDowell | Macon | Madison | Martin | Mecklenburg | Mitchell | Montgomery | Moore | Nash | New Hanover | Northampton | Onslow | Orange | Pamlico | Pasquotank | Pender | Perquimans | Person | Pitt | Polk | Randolph | Richmond | Robeson | Rockingham | Rowan | Rutherford | Sampson | Scotland | Stanly | Stokes | Surry | Swain | Transylvania | Tyrrell | Union | Vance | Wake | Warren | Washington | Watauga | Wayne | Wilkes | Wilson | Yadkin | Yancey

            Click here for a printable PDF listing of the development of North Carolina counties by date. PDF includes maps showing chronological development. From the State Library of NC.

            Historical information about North Carolina's counties

            Background information and articles

            History of North Carolina Counties, NCpedia article
            North Carolina Places Names for Governors, NCpedia article
            Naming Places in Early Carolina, NCpedia article
            History of North Carolina County Development, interactive timeline and map
            History of North Carolina County Formation: Dates and Parent Counties, NCpedia article

            Standard text on the history of the formation of North Carolina's counties, footnoted with annotations to legislative actions. Contains maps and illustrations.

            Corbitt, David Leroy. 2000. The formation of the North Carolina counties, 1663-1943.

            Defunct and Renamed Counties:

            In North Carolina's history, several counties were created that later became defunct or were renamed. North Carolina also created three counties in the 1780s and 1790s that are now part of Tennessee.

            Albemarle County, extinct 1689
            Bath County, extinct after 1724
            Bute County, divided into Franklin and Warren counties in 1779
            Clarendon County, abandoned by 1667
            Dobbs County, abolished in 1791
            Glasgow County, renamed Greene County in 1799
            Pamtecough (or Pamticough) County, renamed Beaufort County in 1712
            Tryon County, divided into Lincoln and Rutherford Counties in 1779.
            Western counties now in Tennessee:
            District of Washington (formerly the Watauga Settlement), annexed to North Carolina in 1776, name changed to Washington County in 1777 and ceded to the U.S. Government in 1790.
            Sullivan County, formed in 1779 from Washington County, now Tennessee
            Davidson County, formed from Washington County in 1783, now Tennessee

            Historical resources and collections for researching North Carolina county history, records and information

            Printable handout of chronological list of North Carolina's county development with maps

            Standard text on the history of the formation of North Carolina's counties, footnoted with annotations to legislative actions. Contains maps and illustrations.
            Corbitt, David Leroy. 2000. The formation of the North Carolina counties, 1663-1943.
            Digitized version available online at NC Digital Collections:

            Research guides from the State Library of North Carolina




            Explore historical items from North Carolina state government agency publications and manuscpript collections in the NC Digital Collections (State Library of NC and State Archives of NC):
            Access current state government agency, statistical and demographic information about North Carolina's counties and municipalities
            , portal for accessing state government agency websites and information about North Carolina:
            (NC Offfice of Budget and Management):
            (NC Dept. of Commerce), open access to a range of databases with census, wage, occupational, employment, demographic and other data:

            Image credit:

            Rudersdorf, Amy. 2010. "NC County Maps." Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.

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