Rockingham Co., NC
Rockingham County, located in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, was initially inhabited by the Cheraw Indians and later by the English, Germans, and Scotch-Irish. Rockingham County, On 29 Dec 1785 it was formed out of the northern half of Guilford County and named after a British Prime Minister, Charles Watson-Wentworth, the Marquis de Rockingham. Interestingly, he was the Prime Minister during the Stamp Act Crisis in 1765.
Modern Day Adjacent Counties
Rockingham County is bordered by Caswell
counties in addition to the Virginia counties of Pittsylvania
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