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Northampton County, North Carolina

Northampton Co., NC

Northampton Co., NC


History

Northampton County was formed in 1741 from Bertie. It was named in honor of Lord Compton, Earl of Northampton.

In 1759 parts of Northampton County, Bertie County, and Chowan County were combined to form Hertford County.

Modern Day Adjacent Counties

Counties that border Northampton are Greensville County, VA, Southampton County, VA, Hertford County, NC, Bertie County, NC, Halifax County, NC, Warren County, NC, and Brunswick County, VA.

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