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This county was formed in 1791 from the southern part of Dobbs County. It was named for William Lenoir (1751-1839), an officer in the American Revolutionary War, who took part in the Battle of Kings Mountain, and prominent political leader who at the time of the country's establishment was serving as Speaker of the North Carolina Senate.
County Seat: Kinston
The county is divided into twelve townships:
Contentnea Neck, Falling Creek, Institute, Kinston, Moseley Hall, Neuse, Pink Hill, Sand Hill, Southwest, Trent, Vance and Woodington.
Cities and Communities
Grifton * Kinston *
La Grange * Pink Hill * Deep Run