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Johnston County, North Carolina

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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Johnston County, North Carolina.

Official Website

The county was formed in 1746 and was named for Gabriel Johnston, Governor of North Carolina from 1734 to 1752.

Adjacent Counties


  • Archer Lodge
  • Benson
  • Clayton
  • Four Oaks
  • Kenly
  • Micro
  • Pine Level
  • Princeton
  • Selma
  • Smithfield (County Seat)
  • Wilson's Mills

Other Townships & Communities: Allen's Crossroads, Bagley, Banner, Bentonville, Beulah, Blackman's Crossroads, Boon Hill, Brogdon, Clayton/Claytex, Cleveland, Elevation, Emit, Flowers, Grabtown, Hocutt's Crossroads, Ingrams, Jordan, McGee Crossroads, Meadow, O'Neals, Peacocks Crossroads, Pleasant Grove, Powhatan, Spilona, Stancil's Chapel, West Smithfield, Wilders and Willow Spring



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Slave Index

Slave Narratives