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

Town and County of Nantucket, Massachusetts

Located off the coast of mainland Massachusetts, Nantucket consists of only 105.3 square miles, with 57.5 square miles of that being water. Surrounded entirely by water, this small county is actually comprised of three small islands, Nantucket, Tuckernuck and Muskeget. Approximately 10,399 people lived in the county during the 2013 census. The Town and County of Nantucket has only two zip codes, 02554 and 02584.

Nantucket County Officials Information

The Registry of Vital Records and Statistics is responsible for personal legal documents within the state.
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics
150 Mount Vernon St., 1st Floor, Dorchester, MA 02125
Phone: 617-740-2600
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Closed legal and county holidays

The Registry of Vital Records and Statistics handles documents that include marriage and death certificates as well as birth and divorce documents. These documents are generally considered private and can only be requested by those that they are written about. Some documents, however, are considered available for public viewing and purchase for genealogical reasons and can be found directly online, through the Registry. Documents can also be requested in person, during normal business hours.

The Registry of Deeds is responsible for property related documents that include mortgages, liens, leases and deeds. These documents are generally considered public record and can be viewed and purchased by anyone, at any time. These documents are available via the online portal or they can be requested at any time, during normal business hours, directly through the court system itself.

Nantucket County Court Information

Court records are generally considered public record as soon as the case itself is completed and the documents are completely filed. This means that the case would then be open to public viewing and the general public would also be able to purchase the files and documents. Not all cases are considered public and some may have some pieces or documentation that is considered sealed or not for public viewing. These documents are not available online, however they can be requested in person, directly from the court system.

Nantucket, MA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200914,556
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,389
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200981
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009384
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,452
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200982
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009606
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009101
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,340
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,133
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009632
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009102
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009237
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009368
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009596
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009163
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009176
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009496
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009309
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009142
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009123
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009350
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,645

Nantucket Register of Deeds Office

Address: 16 Broad St. Nantucket, MA 02554, USA
Phone: 508-228-7250

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