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(Updated 2011)                                                                              Links to Other States

(919) 733-1110



(919) 733-4240


(919) 716-6400


(919) 733-7779

State Archives

Criminal Records
State Bureau of Investigation
Identification Section
407 N. Blount St.
Raleigh NC 27601-1009
(919) 662-4500
(919) 662-4380 (fax)

Criminal Statewide Active Calendar/Dockets

Incarceration Records

Inmates, Offenders

Sex Offenders

Driving Records
Division of Motor Vehicles
Drivers License Section
1100 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh NC 27697
(919) 715-7000
(fax number not provided)

Statewide Current Criminal Defendant, Citations, Impaired Driving

Vehicle Ownership Information
Division of Motor Vehicles
Registration/Correspondence Unit
1100 New Bern Ave
Raleigh NC 27697
(919) 715-7000
(fax number not provided)

Vital Statistics
(birth, death, divorce, marriage)
Department of Environment, Health and Natural Resources
Vital Records Section
PO Box 29535
Raleigh NC 27626-0537
(919) 733-3526
(919) 829-1359 (fax)

Business/Corporate Records
Secretary of State
Corporate Section
300 N. Salisbury St.
Raleigh NC 27603-5909
(919) 807-2225
(919) 807-2039

Corporate Records:

Federal Tax Liens Filed with NC Secretary of State:

Workers Compensation Information
NC Industrial Commission
4340 Mail Service Center
Raleigh NC 27699
(800) 688-8349 (claims questions)
(919) 807-2500
(919) 715-0282

Employer Information:

UCCs and Federal Tax Liens
(state tax liens available only at country level)
UCC Division
Secretary of State
PO Box 29626
Raleigh NC 27626
(919) 807-2111
(919) 807-2120

Federal Tax Liens

Other North Carolina Public Records

Civil Statewide Active Calendar/Dockets

Delinquent Taxpayers

Sales & Use Tax Account Look-up

Tax Debtors List


Criminal Statewide Active Calendar/Dockets (all counties)

Alamance County
212 W. Elm St.
Graham, NC 27253-2802
(336) 438-1001

Assessor, Property Tax

Real Estate, Register of Deeds, Liens, Marriage, Death, Births, UCCs

Parcel, GIS-mapping

Alexander County
201 1st St. SW, Suite 1
Taylorsville, NC 28681-2504
(828) 632-2215


Real Estate, Recorder, Deed, Lien

Real Property Index/Records

Alleghany County
Main St., P.O. Box 186
Sparta, NC 28675-0186
(336) 372-8949

Register of Deeds

Anson County
P.O. Box 352
Wadesboro, NC 28170-0352
(704) 694-2314

Tax Assessor

Tax Collection

Ashe County
P.O. Box 367
Jefferson, NC 28640-0367
(336) 246-5641
Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Property

Property, GIS

Tax Parcel

Avery County
P.O. Box 87
Newland, NC 28657-0087
(828) 733-2900
Recording, Grantor/Grantee, Property

Beaufort County
P.O. Box 514
Washington, NC 27889
(252) 946-5184

Bertie County
P.O. Box 370
Windsor, NC 27983
(252) 794-3039

Real Estate, Recording, Deed, Lien

Bladen County
P.O. Box 247
Elizabethtown, NC 28337-0247
(910) 862-2144

Property Tax, GIS-Mapping

Real Estate, Deed

Brunswick County
P.O. Box 127
Bolivia, NC 28422
(910) 253-8502
Recording, Deed, Lien
Tax Assessor, Real Estate

Buncombe County
60 Court Plaza
Asheville, NC 28801-3563
(828) 232-2605
Assessor, Property Tax
Real Estate, Property, Marriage, Death, Fictitious Names,
Corporations, Deeds

Property, GIS-mapping

Restaurant Grades

Tax Sales

Burke County
P.O. Box 796
Morganton, NC 28680
(828) 432-2800

Grantor/Grantee, Real Estate, Marriage, Birth, Death


Cabarrus County
P.O. Box 707
Concord, NC 28026-0707
(704) 786-4137
County Register of Deeds
Recording, Deeds, Liens, UCCs, Grantor/Grantee

Appraisal Card

Land Records, Various, GIS-mapping, Deeds, Parcels

Property Tax Scroll

Caldwell County
905 W. Ave. NW
Lenoir, NC 28645
(828) 757-1373
Caldwell County Property Records
Marriage, Birth, Death

Camden County
P.O. Box 190
Camden, NC 27921
(252) 331-4871

Parcels, GIS-mapping

Real Estate, Recording, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds, Liens, Mortgages

Carteret County
Courthouse Square
Beaufort, NC 28516-1898
(252) 728-8500

Property, Assessor

Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Assumed Name

Caswell County
P.O. Box 98
Yanceyville, NC 27379
(336) 694-4171

Property, Assessor

Real Estate, Recordings, Grantor/Grantee, Deed

Catawba County
P.O. Box 65
Newton, NC 28658-0065
(828) 466-6100

Register of Deeds, Real Estate, Deed, Lien

Property Tax

Real Estate Reports

Chatham County
P.O. Box 369
Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 542-3240

Real Estate

Cherokee County
75 Peachtree St.
Murphy, NC 28906
(828) 837-2522

Real Estate, Deed, Lien, Mortgage

Chowan County
P.O. Box 487
Edenton, NC 27932
(252) 482-2323


Real Estate, Recorder, Deed, Parcel

Clay County
P.O. Box 506
Hayesville, NC 28904
(828) 389-8334

Cleveland County
P.O. Box 1210
Shelby, NC 28151-1210
(704) 484-4862


Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deed

Columbus County
P.O. Box 1587
Whiteville, NC 28472
(910) 641-3000

Real Estate, Recorder, Deeds, Liens

Craven County
406 Craven St.
New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 514-4774

Assessor, Property, GIS-mapping

Recorded Documents, Real Estate, Tax Assessor

Deeds, Assessor, Foreclosures, Mobiles, Boats, Parcel, Appraisals

Property Sales

Cumberland County
P.O. Box 2039
Fayetteville, NC 28302
(910) 678-2909
Recorder, Deeds, UCCs

Property, GIS

Tax Assessor, Property

Currituck County
P.O. Box 71
Currituck, NC 27929
(252) 232-2010

Parcels, GIS-mapping

Property, Assessor

Real Estate, Deeds

Dare County
P.O. Box 1849
Manteo, NC 27954
(252) 475-9100

Assessor, Property Tax

Land Transfers

Parcels, GIS-mapping

Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds, Marriages, UCCs

Tax Data Downloads

Davidson County

PO Box 464

Lexington NC 27293

(336) 242-2150

Assessor, Property, Tax

Parcels, GIS-mapping

Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deed, Lien, Mortgages

Davie County
123 S. Main St.
Mocksville, NC 27028
(336) 751-3507

Real Estate, GIS

Duplin County
P.O. Box 970
Kenansville, NC 28349-0448
(910) 296-1686

Assessor, Property, Tax

Real Property, Deeds, Liens, Judgments, Mortgages, Marriages

Durham County
101 City Hall Plaza
Durham, NC 27701
(919) 564-7050

GIS-mapping -

Property Tax Assessor

Real Estate, Deeds, Judgments, Recording, Voter Registration

Voter Registration

Edgecombe County
PO Drawer 9
Tarboro, NC 27886-5111
(252) 823-6161

Real Estate, Deeds, Liens, UCCs


Property, Assessor

Property, GIS-mapping

Forsyth County
Hall of Justice
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(336) 761-2250

Tax Bill

Tax Lien Lists

Property, Assessor

Superior, District Court Index

Voter Registration

City of Winston-Salem - Assessor, Property

Franklin County
P.O. Box 545
Louisburg, NC 27549
(919) 496-5104


Property, GIS-mapping

Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds, Liens, UCCs

Gaston County
P.O. Box 1578
Gastonia, NC 28053
(704) 852-3100

Real Estate, Deeds, Liens, Corporations, Assumed Names, UCCs

Gates County
P.O. Box 471
Gatesville, NC 27938
(252) 357-1365

Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds

Graham County
P.O. Box 406
Robbinsville, NC 28771
(828) 479-7986

Real Estate, Deeds, Mortgages

Granville County
P.O. Box 427
Oxford, NC 27565
(919) 693-2649

Real Estate, Recording, Deeds, Liens

Greene County
P.O. Box 675
Snow Hill, NC 28580-0675
(252) 747-3505

Guilford County
P.O. Box 3427
Greensboro, NC 27402
(336) 574-4305

Property Tax, Assessor

Property, GIS-mapping

Recorder, Deed, Lien, Assessor, Property, UCCs.

Halifax County
P.O. Box 66
Halifax, NC 27839
(252) 583-5061

Assessor, Property

Real Estate, Deeds, Liens, UCCs, Map

Harnett County
P.O. Box 279
Lillington, NC 27546
(910) 814-4600

Property Tax

Register of Deeds

Haywood County
County Courthouse
215 N. Main
Waynesville, NC 28786
(828) 456-3540

Parcels, GIS-mapping

Real Estate, Deeds

Recording, Deeds

Henderson County
200 N. Grove St., Suite 129
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 697-4851

Real Estate, GIS

Hertford County
P.O. Box 86
Winton, NC 27986
(252) 358-7845

Real Estate, Deeds

Hoke County
304 N. Main St.
Raeford, NC 28376
(910) 875-3728

Real Estate, Recorder, Deeds, Liens

Hyde County
P.O. Box 337
Swanquarter, NC 27885
(252) 926-4101

Real Property, Grantor/Grantee

Iredell County
P.O. Box 337
Statesville, NC 28687
(704) 878-4306

Building Permits, Inspections

Property Appraisal

Real Property, Vital Statistics

Property, GIS-Mapping

Jackson County
401 Grindstaff Cove Rd.
Sylva, NC 28779
(828) 586-7512

Assessor, Property

Real Estate, Recorder, Deeds, UCCs

Johnston County
P.O. Box 118
Smithfield, NC 27577
(919) 934-3192

Real Estate, Deeds, UCCs

Jones County
P.O. Box 189
Trenton, NC 28585
(252) 448-7351

Register of Deeds

Lee County
P.O. Box 12040
Sanford, NC 27331-2040
(919) 708-4400

Parcels, GIS-mapping

Real Estate, Recording, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds, Liens

Lenoir County
P.O. Box 3289
Kinston, NC 28502
(252) 527-6231

Real Estate, Deeds

Lincoln County
P.O. Box 3289
Lincolnton, NC 28093
(704) 736-8563

Property, Mapping

Real Estate, Deeds, Grantor/Grantee, UCCs, Liens

Macon County
5 W. Main St.
Franklin, NC 28734-3005
(704) 349-2000

Land Records Downloads

Property Tax, Appraiser

Real Estate, Deed Images, Plats, UCCs

Property, GIS-mapping

Madison County
P.O. Box 217
Marshall, NC 28753
(828) 649-2531

Real Estate, Recorder, Grantor/Grantee

Martin County
P.O. Box 807
Williamston, NC 27892
(252) 792-2515

McDowell County
1 S. Main St.
Marion, NC 28752
(704) 652-7717

Mecklenburg County
720 E. 4th St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 347-7814

Accident Reports



Inmate Lookup

Assessor, Personal Property, Real Estate

Property, Ownership, GIS-mapping

Real Estate Lookup, GIS-mapping

Register of Deeds, Judgments, Liens, Vital Statistics

Mitchell County
P.O. Box 82
Bakersville, NC 28705
(828) 688-2161

Register of Deeds - Granter/Grantee Index

Montgomery County
P.O. Box 695
Troy, NC 27371
(910) 576-4211

Civil/Criminal Court Calendars


Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds

Moore County
P.O. Box 936
Carthage, NC 28327
(910) 947-2396

Birth and Death Index

Real Estate, Property

Real Estate, Recordings, Deeds

Nash County
P.O. Box 974
Nashville, NC 27856
(252) 459-4081

Property Tax Records, GIS-mapping

Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deed, UCC

New Hanover County
316 Princess St.
Wilmington, NC 28401-4027
(910) 341-1111

Assessor, Property

Property, GIS-mapping

Real Estate, Judgments, Liens, Grantor/Grantee

Northampton County
P.O. Box 128
Jackson, NC 27845-0128
(252) 534-1631

Property, GIS/mapping

Onslow County
109 Old Bridge St., Room 107
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-4458


Real Estate, Deed, Conveyance, Marriages, Births, Deaths, UCCs

Orange County
P.O. Box 8181
Hillsborough, NC 27278
(919) 245-2210


Sex Offenders


Pamlico County
P.O. Box 433
Bayboro, NC 28515-0433
(252) 745-6000

Property Tax, Assessor

Property, GIS-mapping

Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds

Pasquotank County
P.O. Box 154
Elizabeth City, NC 27907
(252) 331-4751


Recorder, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds

Pender County
P.O. Box 43
Burgaw, NC 28425-0043
(910) 259-1229

Property, GIS-mapping

Real Estate, Recorder, Deeds

Perquimans County
P.O. Box 74
Hertford, NC 27944
(252) 426-1505

Property Tax, Assessor, GIS

Real Estate, Deeds, Liens

Person County
Courthouse Square
Roxboro, NC 27573
(336) 597-0554

Real Estate, Recording, Grantor/Grantee

Pitt County
P.O. Box 74
Greenville, NC 27835
(252) 695-7100

Property, GIS-mapping

Real Estate, Deeds, UCCs

Polk County
P.O. Box 308
Columbus, NC 28722-0308
(828) 894-8231

Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds

Randolph County
P.O. Box 1925
Asheboro, NC 27204-1925
(336) 328-3000

Property Owners

Richmond County
114 E. Franklin St., Suite 101
Rockingham, NC 28379-3601
(910) 997-9102

Parcels, GIS-mapping

Real Estate, Recorder, Deeds

Robeson County
P.O. Box 1084
Lumberton, NC 28359
(910) 737-5035

Assessor, Property

Parcels, Sales, Subdivisions

Real Estate, Recorder, Deeds, Grantor/Grantee

Rockingham County
P.O. Box 127
Wentworth, NC 27375
(336) 342-8700

Land Records, Grantor/Grantee, Judgments, Deeds

Property, GIS

Real Estate, Tax Appraiser

Rowan County
P.O. Box 2568.
Salisbury, NC 28145
(704) 639-7505

Property, Assessor, GIS-mapping

Register of Deeds, Real Estate, Deeds, Liens

Rutherford County
P.O. Box 551
Rutherfordton, NC 28139-2511
(828) 286-9136


Property Tax, Assessor

Sampson County
P.O. Box 256
Clinton, NC 28328
(910) 592-5192

Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds

Scotland County
P.O. Box 769
Laurinburg, NC 28353
(910) 277-3240


Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds, Liens, UCCs

Stanly County
P.O. Box 97
Albemarle, NC 28002
(704) 982-2161



Register of Deeds, Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds

Stokes County
P.O. Box 67
Danbury, NC 27016
(336) 593-9173

Grantor/Grantee, Deeds, Real Estate, UCCs


Surry County
P.O. Box 345
Dobson, NC 27017-0303
(336) 386-3700

Property, GIS-mapping, Plats

Real Estate, Deeds, UCCs

Swain County
101 Mitchell St.
Bryson City, NC 28713
(828) 488-2288

Parcel, Land Records

Real Estate, Recorders, Deeds, Grantor/Grantee

Transylvania County
12 E. Main St.
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 884-3120

Assessor, Property, GIS

Tyrrell County
P.O. Box 449
Columbia, NC 27925
(252) 796-6281

Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds

Union County
P.O. Box 248.
Monroe, NC 28111-0248
(704) 283-4313

Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds

Vance County
122 Young St., Suite F
Henderson, NC 27536-4268
(252) 738-9000

Wake County
P.O. Box 550
Raleigh, NC 27601-1897
(919) 755-4108

Assessor, Property Records

Property, Assessor

Real Estate, Deeds, Mortgages, Judgments

Registered Voters

Warren County
P.O. Box 709
Warrenton, NC 27589
(252) 257-3261

Washington County
P.O. Box 1007
Plymouth, NC 27962-1308
(252) 793-3013

Property, Assessor

Real Estate, Recorder, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds

Watauga County
842 W. King St.
Courthouse Suite 9
Boone, NC 28607-3531
(828) 265-5432

Assessor, Property

Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds, UCCs

Wayne County
P.O. Box 267
Goldsboro, NC 27533
(919) 731-7921

Property, Assessor

Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deed, UCCs

Wilkes County
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
(336) 667-1201

Real Estate, GIS

Property Tax

Wilson County
P.O. Box 1728
Wilson, NC 27894-1728
(252) 291-7500

Real Estate, Property, Deeds

Yadkin County
P.O. Box 211
Yadkinville, NC 27055-0211
(336) 679-8838


Yancey County
County Courthouse, Room 4
Burnsville, NC 28714-2944
(828) 682-2122

Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deeds, Liens


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