The county of Nash was formed in 1777 and derived its name from War hero, General Francis Nash. With a population around 100,000, it is the larger of the Twin Counties, covering 543 square miles.
The county seat is located in the town of Nashville, a full service municipal government that is home to major residential, commercial, and industrial development. For more information, click here.
For information about the Nash County budget, click here.
Formed from part of Bertie County in 1741, Edgecombe is a rural county with a population of approximately 56,000 persons.
The county seat is located in the city of Tarboro with a population of over 11,000. For more information, click here.
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City of Rocky Mount
In 1816, the term “Rocky Mount” was used for the first time to designate the location of the area’s first post office. With a population of 57,433 (as of 2011), Rocky Mount is the largest city in the Twin Counties area.
The government of the city of Rocky Mount is made up of elected officials as well as many boards and committees.
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