Pender County, North Carolina
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Pender County, North Carolina

The county was formed in 1875 from New Hanover County.
It was named for William Dorsey Pender of Edgecombe County, a Confederate general mortally wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg.

Its county seat is Burgaw

Cities and Towns
Atkinson * Burgaw (formerly known as "Stanford" until changed in 1879)
St. Helena * Surf City * Topsail Beach * Watha * Willard

Unincorporated Communities
Charity * Currie * Hampstead * Montague * Register * Rocky Point * Sloop Point * Yamacraw


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Website Updates:
June 2018
Cemetery Add: Ennett Cemetery

March 2018
Cemetery Add: John Murphy Cemetery



August 2016: Newspaper Gleanings Military: Celebrating the Battle of Moore's Creek
June 2016: Obit: Miss Laura Abernathy
Feb 2015:  bios for ASHE, SHAW
Jan 2015:  obits for FOY, BENTON, HAND; gossip news for BOGGAN



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