Anson County

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Anson county was formed in the inner coastal region in 1750 from Bladen County. It was named for George Anson, Baron Anson, a British admiral, who traveled the world from 1740 to 1744, and later became First Lord of the Admiralty.

Government of the City

County Manager Lawrence Gatewood

Anson County has seven County Board of Commissioners. The County Seat is Wadesboro, NC.

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