Northampton County
North Carolina

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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



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Website Updates:
March 2017: Obit Col H K Burgwyn Jr



March 2016: Obit: Randolph Reese

August 2015: Obit: Baughman
Feb 2015:  1790 Census;  bios for JONES, RANSOM, ALSTON, ROBERTS
Jan 2015: List of Cemeteries, Military News, obit for WILKINS, POWELL



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Surrounding Counties:

Bertie County

Halifax County

Hertford County

 Warren County

Brunswick Co., VA

Greensville Co., VA

Southampton Co., VA

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