Robeson County, North Carolina

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Robeson County, North Carolina
The county was formed in 1787 from part of Bladen County and named in honor of Col. Thomas Robeson of Tar Heel, NC, a hero of the Revolutionary War. In 1781, Robeson and 70 Patriots defeated an army of 400 Loyalists at the Battle of Elizabethtown.

 The county seat is Lumberton.

Cities and Towns

Fairmont * Lumber Bridge * Marietta * Maxton * McDonald * Orrum * Parkton
Pembroke * Proctorville * Raynham * Red Springs * Rennert * Rowland

Census-designated places
Barker Ten Mile * Elrod * Prospect * Raemon * Rex * Shannon

Unincorporated Communities
Bloomington * Five Forks * Red Banks


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Website Updates:
April 2015: Newspaper: Crimes: Shot in a fit of jealousy
Feb 2015:  bios for CUMMINGS, ROWLAND;  1790 Federal Census; death notice of LOWERY
Jan 2015:  history of Native Americans in Robeson Co.
Oct 2014 Bio: John McQueen
September 2013: McGeachy Wills



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Important Addresses
Robeson County Courthouse
500 North Elm Street
Lumberton, North Carolina

Robeson County Public Library
101 North Chestnut Street
P.O. Box 988
Lumberton, North Carolina 28358-1111

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Surrounding Counties
 Cumberland County, NC - northeast
Bladen County, NC
- east
Columbus County, NC - southeast
Horry County, SC
- south
Dillon County, SC - southwest
Marlboro County, SC - west
Scotland County, NC - northwest
Hoke County, NC - northwest

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