“There were six Districts in N. C. in 1780.
Salisbury District containing the following counties: Anson, Rowan, Mecklenburg, Surry, Guilford, Burke, Wilkes, Washington, Lincoln, Montgomery, Rutherford, Sullivan, Richmond.
Hillsboro District: Caswell, Granville, Wake, Chatham, Orange, Randolph.
Halifax District: Currituck, Halifax, Edgecombe, Martin, Warren, Franklin, Nash.
Edenton District: Currituck, Pasquotank, Camden, Perquimans, Chowan, Yates, Bertie, Hertford, Tyrrell.
Newbern District: Craven, Carteret, Beaufort, Hyde, Johnson, Dobbs, Pitt, Jones, Wayne.
Wilmington District: New Hanover, Onslow, Duplin, Cumberland, Bladen, Brunswick.
Afterwards the following Districts were erected:
Washington and Sullivan District: Now part of Tennessee—taking part of Salisbury District.
Morgan District: In the extreme western part of the State.