Register of Deeds

Responsibilities

The Register of Deeds Office staff serve as custodians and managers of a large number of public records, such as deeds, deeds of trust, maps, and other land and miscellaneous records. The records are recorded and maintained in accordance with the North Carolina General Statutes and open for public inspection. We also:

  • Administer oaths to notaries
  • Index and issue certified copies of:
    • Birth certificates
    • Death certificates
    • Marriage licenses
    • Military discharges
  • Issue marriage licenses