Vance County, North Carolina
Named for Zebulon Baird Vance
County Seat and largest City: Henderson
The county was formed from parts of Franklin, Granville, and Warren counties following the Reconstruction Era.
Vance County owns about one third of the man-made Kerr Lake. The lake is a big revenue for the County as in tourism and fishing tournaments. Kerr Lake, pronounced 'car', was formed out of farm and plantation lands from 1946 thru 1953.
Populated Places of Vance County:
Adcock Crossroads, Bear Pond, Bobbitt, Brookston, Bullocksville, Cokesbury, Dabney, Drewry, Epsom, Faulkner Crossroads, Flat Rock, Floytan Crossroads, Gill, Gillburg, Greystone, Hargrove Estates, Harris Crossroads, Henderson - County Seat, Hicks Crossroads, Island Creek Estates, Jacksontown, Kelly's Crossroads, Kittrell, Knotts Crossroads, Middleburg, Townsville, Tungsten, Watkins, Weldons Mill, Williamsboro, Woodworth