Bute County, North Carolina
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Bute County is a former county located in the state of North Carolina. It was formed in 1764 from the eastern part of Granville County. It was named for John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1762 to 1763. In 1779 Bute County was divided into Franklin County and Warren County, and ceased to exist.
Table of Extinct NC counties
|Albemarle County||1664||1689||Partitioned into Chowan County, Currituck County, Pasquotank County, and Perquimans County|
|Bath County||1696||1739||Renamed as Craven County|
|Bute County||1764||1779||Partitioned into Franklin County and Warren County|
|Dobbs County||1758||1791||Partitioned into Greene County, Lenoir County, and Wayne County|
|Tryon County||1768||1779||Partitioned into Lincoln County and Rutherford County|
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