Craven County, NC

Evolution of Boundaries - With Known Towns & Villages

Craven County decreased in size in 1722 when Carteret County was created; in 1729 when New Hanover County was created; in 1746 when Johnston County was created; in 1779 when Jones County was created; in 1872 when Pamlico County was created; and in 1885 when it gave more land to Carteret County.

Its population grew from 10,469 in 1790 to 103,505 in 2010.

Click on the maps below to peruse the known towns and villages that came and went over the past three and centuries - a few cannot be located since they do not show up on available maps of NC.

1712-1722

1723-1729

1730-1746

1747-1779

1780-1790

1791-1800

1801-1810

1811-1820

1821-1830

1831-1840

1841-1850 

1851-1860

1861-1870

1871-1872

1873-1880

1881-1885

1886-1890

1891-1900

1901-1910

1911-1920

1921-1930

1931-1940

1941-1950

1951-1960

1961-1970

 


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