Johnston NC

Johnston County was formed in 1746 from Craven County.  It is named for Gabriel Johnston, royal governor of North Carolina from 1734 to 1752.

Johnston's topography is characteristic of both the Coastal Plain and Piedmont because it lies almost wholy within the "fall zone" or transitional area between these two geographic regions.  

Johnston County, North Carolina offers great connections to history, entertainment, dining, lodging, and outlet shopping, along with a generous helping of true southern hospitality.