Wake County, North Carolina

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Wake is a county in North Carolina. It was formed in 1770 from the following county/ies: Cumberland/Orange/Johnston. Wake began keeping birth records in ——, marriage records in 1770, and death records in ——. It began keeping land records in 1774, probate records in 1770, and court records in 1769. For more information, contact the county at P.O. Box 550, Raleigh 27602-0550. On the attached map, Wake is located at F3.

For information about the state of North Carolina see North Carolina Family History Research.

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