Council Names

DATES                  NAME                                                   COMMENTS                                                                      

 

1916 - 1926          Wilmington                                           Council was organized Friday March 17, 1916

                                                                                                Second class council

 

1926 - 1928          New Hanover County                        October 1926 - Pender, Bladen, Columbus                                                    and Brunswick counties. Charter received 7/18/27

 

1928 - 1929          Wilmington Area                                 Charter received 9/29/28

 

1929 - 1989          Cape Fear Area                                    Council formed 7/1/29 Robeson added 9/8/29,Scotland                           county added May 1930, Hoke and Sampson added                                                           March 1931; Cumberland County added July 19, 1931                                            Sampson to Tuscarora Council September 1932;

                                                                                                Cumberland County to Occoneechee Council                                              December 31, 1948 or September 1, 1949; Querwhiffle                                       Township of Hoke County transferred to Occoneechee                                             Council in 1964

                                                                                                 

1989 -                    Cape Fear                                             Name change approved at annual meeting November                               8, 1970. Name change again discussed  May 8, 1973;                                               approved again November 8, 1976.  Not recorded until                                              1989                                                      

 

 

compiled by:  R. O. Walton, Jr
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