Aroostook County ME

Lookup Public Records in Aroostook CountyMaine. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Aroostook County, Maine Overview

Located at the northernmost tip of Maine, Aroostook County is the largest American County by land area, at least, east of the Rocky Mountains it is. In Maine, they refer to it simply as ‘The County’ because of its sheer size at 6,828 square miles. Even though it’s located right on the water, it is comprised of only 156 square miles of water. The county is surrounded to the south by Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties, the west by Montmagny and L’Islet Regional County Municipalities of Quebec to the west, Temiscouata Regional County Municipality of Quebec to the north and Victoria and Carleton Counties of New Brunswick to the east. There are 44 different zip codes in this county with the most populous being 04736, 04730 and 04769 with approximately 42% of the population living between these three zip codes.

Aroostook County Officials Information

The Register of Deeds in Maine takes the place of the County Clerk as well, completing all of the same duties and responsibilities of both. There are two Registers of Deeds in Aroostook County.
Northern Register of Deeds: Louise Caron
22 Hall Street, Suite 201, Fort Kent, ME 04743
Phone: 207-834-3925
Fax: 207-834-3138
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm
Closed legal and county holidays

Southern Register of Deeds: Melissa Richardson
26 Court Street, Houlton, ME 4730
Phone: 207-532-1500
Fax: 207-532-1506
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm
Closed legal and county holidays
The Register of Deeds is responsible for accounting for all fees, maintaining documents and records related to real estate, USS financing, statements and survey. They are responsible for recording deeds, grant certificates and other recorded instruments but are not able to draft these documents themselves. Indexes related to land are recorded within his office as well and documents are generally considered to be public record. These can, therefore, be requested by the public directly from the Register of Deeds office, but are not available online. Non-public records include military discharges, births, deaths and marriage licenses.

The Assessment Office is responsible for information related to taxable valuations of property within the county.
There is no true office or specific assessor in Aroostook, however information can be retrieved from the Register of Deeds. These types of documents, aside from transfer tax forms, are considered public record and can be requested by anyone and at any time. They must be requested directly from the office, however, as they are not available online.

Aroostook County Court Records Information
Once a case has been completed court records are generally considered to be public record and can be requested by anyone in the general public. These records are not available online, however they are available upon request, directly from the court offices.

Aroostook County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Aroostook County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title 19-A, Ch. 23 and Uniform Premarital Agreement Act – Title 19-A, Ch. 21
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Aroostook County Marriage License
Location:Aroostook County Courthouse, 26 Court Street, Caribou, Maine, 04730

Aroostook Registry of Deeds Office

Address: 26 Court St #102, Houlton, ME 04730, United States
Phone: 207-532-1500

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