12.5 ac Cleared Residential Land for Sale in Northampton County NC!
Off Bolton Road
Rich Square, NC 27869
Looking for a tract of unrestricted land to build a home, set a double wide or park a trailer? This completely cleared 12.5 acre tract just outside Rich Square NC is the perfect spot.
12.5 ac Cleared Residential Land for Sale in Northampton County NC! This tract is cleared and ready to build, if you have been looking for an unrestricted tract of land to build your next home, put up a double wide or park a trailer then this tract is right for you. Located just outside the town of Rich Square off Bolton Rd, this property has been clear cut, and is ready for development. A driveway culvert and gravel has already been installed just pick your spot and you're ready to go! Call today to schedule a showing!
A little history about the area. The Colonial Assembly established Northampton County in 1741. Originally part of Bertie County, Northampton was created to allow residents a more conveniently located courthouse, and as soon as the legislature set the county’s boundaries a court was built in the center of the county. As a result, more residents built their houses near the hub of the village, and soon the town accepted Northampton Courthouse (established in 1742) as the simple name for the county’s seat. However, in 1823 Northampton Courthouse was incorporated, and the citizens changed the town’s name to Jackson in honor of Andrew Jackson, the hero of the Battle of New Orleans and soon to be President of the United States. The county of Northampton takes its name from James Compton, Earl of Northampton.
The first natives were the Tuscarora and Meherrin. Yet, most of this tribes fled the area as European immigrants came to present-day Northampton. The English, Scotch-Irish, the Scottish, and French Huguenot settlers were the earliest Europeans to the region at the beginning of the eighteenth century. The Roanoke River that moves through Northampton provided the Native Americans and early settlers a pathway to trade with the surrounding areas; in addition, the lush soil of the region of the Roanoke River Valley attracted many immigrants. In 1833, the first railroad to cross into North Carolina was constructed by the Petersburg Railroad Company near Northampton to a trading post on the Roanoke River. The new transportation route opened the county to Virginia and other northern travelers and movers, and eventually another railroad was built to connect the eastern section of the state to the west.
Northampton County is home to several historic sites and cultural events. The Lee-Grant Farm (ca. 1830), the Peebles House (c. 1800s), Cedar Grove Quaker Meetinghouse (1868), and the Duke-Lawrence House (mid-1700s) are all antique plantations and houses within Northampton. In addition to the county’s historic sites, the Jackson Museum and Northampton Memorial Library along with the Northampton County Farm Festival June Jubilee are cultural places and events in the region. (https://northcarolinahistory.org/encyclopedia/northampton-county-1741/)
For more information on this and other land for sale in Northampton County, contact Billy McOwen at 252-305-6720 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit landandfarmsrealty.com.