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Wilmington, North Carolina

Wilmington, NC  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY

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Wilmington is in New Hanover County. The county seat is Wilmington.

Major ancestry groups reported by Wilmington residents include:

· Black or African American - 26%
· English - 13%
· German - 11%
· Irish - 10%
· Scotch-Irish - 5%
· Italian - 4%
· Scottish - 3%
· French (except Basque) - 2%
· Mexican - 2%
· Polish - 1%
· Dutch - 1%
· Welsh - 1%
· European - 1%
· Subsaharan African - 1%
· Swedish - 1%
· British - 1%
· Norwegian - 1%
· African - 1%
· Russian - 1%
· Greek - 1%
· French Canadian - 1%

Former names for Wilmington include:
· New Carthage
· New Liverpool
· New Town
· Newton

For more detail about place names in the Wilmington area, consult The North Carolina Gazetteer, William S. Powell; How They Began, WPA
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Libraries in Wilmington include Law Library, Myrtle Grove Branch, New Hanover County Public Library, Northeast Regional

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