Robeson County was formed in 1787 from part of Bladen County. It was named in honor of Colonel Thomas Robeson of Tar Heel, North Carolina, a hero of the Revolutionary War. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, a historically Native American college started as a normal school, is located in the county. The county seat is Lumberton, North Carolina.
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- 1790 Census Records
- List of Miscellaneous Records at North Carolina State Archives 1817 to 1939
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