North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 46. Partition § 46-2. Venue in partition

The proceeding for partition, actual or by sale, must be instituted in the county where the land or some part thereof lies.  If the land to be partitioned consists of one tract lying in more than one county, or consists of several tracts lying in different counties, proceedings may be instituted in either of the counties in which a part of the land is situated, and the court of such county wherein the proceedings for partition are first brought shall have jurisdiction to proceed to a final disposition of said proceedings, to the same extent as if all of said land was situate in the county where the proceedings were instituted.

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