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Lenoir County, North Carolina

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

Official Website

The county was formed in 1791 and was named for William Lenoir (1751-1839), an officer in the American Revolutionary War who took part in the Battle of Kings Mountain. He was a prominent political leader; when the county was established, he was serving as Speaker of the North Carolina Senate.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns, Districts & Communities

  • Contentnea Neck
  • Deep Run
  • Falling Creek
  • Jackson Heights
  • Kinston (County Seat)
  • La Grange
  • Moseley Hall
  • Neuse
  • Pink Hill
  • Sand Hill
  • Southwest
  • Tick Bite
  • Trent
  • Vance
  • Woodington



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

The Legend of Council Wooten

Cedar Dell