The purpose of this site is to provide you with free genealogical & historical resources for Lenoir County, NC.  This site is driven by YOUR contributions so please consider sharing your family data/research. Your County Coordinator is Russell King.


Lenoir County was formed in 1791 from Dobbs and named after William Lenoir.   The county seat is at Kinston and Lenoir County is bordered by Jones, Craven, Pitt, Greene, Wayne & Duplin counties.

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Photo credit:  Queen Street in Kinston ca. 1953.  Photo courtesy of the NC Postcard Collection.

Map credit: “Map of North Carolina highlighting Lenoir County“. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.