Welcome to North Carolina Genealogy Trails!
Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing
genealogical and historical data
and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.
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perform personal research for anyone.
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The county was formed in 1741 from Bertie County, and 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.
Its county seat is Jackson and the largest town is Garysburg.
Cities and Towns
Conway * Garysburg * Gaston * Jackson * Lasker * Rich Square * Seaboard * Severn * Woodland