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1) Washington County was established in 1799 from Tyrrell County. Courthouse destroyed in Federal bombardment of 1862 and fires of 1869 and 1881 have destroyed most of the court records and many of the land records. County seat: Lee's Mill (1799-1823); Plymouth (1823- present). 2) Washington County, now in Tennessee, was created from the District of Washington in 1777. North Carolina ceded her west territory to the Federal Government in 1789.
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