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Jones County, North Carolina

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The county was formed in 1779 from the southwestern part of Craven County. It was named for Willie Jones, a planter and Revolutionary leader and president of the North Carolina Committee of Safety during the war.

Adjacent Counties

Towns, Townships & Communities

  • Beaver Creek
  • Chinquapin
  • Comfort
  • Cypress Creek
  • Oak Grove
  • Pollocksville
  • Trenton (County Seat)
  • Tuckahoe
  • White Oak



Croatan National Forest (part)

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Foscue Plantation

Jones County History

Ancestral Trackers