Tyrrell County, NC

Evolution of Boundaries - With Known Towns & Villages

Tyrrell County decreased in size in 1774 when Martin County was created; in 1799 when Washington County was created; and again in 1870 when Dare County was created. Tyrrell County increased in size in 1890 when Hyde County ceded some lands to Tyrrell County (ratified by Law in 1921).

Its population decreased from 4,744 in 1790 to 4,407 in 2010.

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

1729-1774

1775-1780

1781-1790

1791-1799

1800

1801-1810

1811-1820

1821-1830

1831-1840

1841-1850

1851-1860

1861-1870

1871-1880

1881-1890

1891-1900

1901-1910

1911-1920

1921-1930

1931-1940

1941-1950

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1951-1960

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1961-1970

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