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Warren County, North Carolina

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

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The county was formed in 1779. It was named for Joseph Warren of Massachusetts, a physician and general in the American Revolutionary War who was killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill. Developed as a tobacco and cotton farming area, its county seat of Warrenton became a center of commerce and was one of the wealthiest towns in the state from 1840 to 1860. In the later nineteenth century, the county developed textile mills.

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Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places