Martin County

Martin County Regional Communications Center

Martin County Regional Communications Center

Located in the Coastal Plain region, Martin County was originally formed from Halifax and Tyrrell Counties in 1774. Williamston is the county seat and first incorporated town.

The Roanoke River and its surrounding lowlands provide an abundance of opportunities for hunting and fishing. Tobacco, peanuts, corn, soybeans, and cotton are produced in Martin County, and its manufactured products include paper, farm machinery, and textiles. In 2018, the estimated population was 22,671.