Margarettsville, North Carolina

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Margarettsville, North Carolina, USA, is an unincorporated community in northern Northampton County. The community is part of the Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area.

It is on North Carolina Highway 186, near the North Carolina-Virginia border. It is northeast of Turners Crossroads, has a Baptist Church, and a speedway, and is east of Seaboard.


A post office has been in operation at Margarettsville since 1836.[1] The community was named for Margaret Ridley.[2]

The J.E. Piland House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[3]


  1. ^ "Northampton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 19 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 199. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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Coordinates: 36°31′53″N 77°20′56″W / 36.5312627°N 77.3488608°W / 36.5312627; -77.3488608