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

Rockingham County, New Hampshire Overview

Rockingham County is located in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. The county was formed in 1769 and named after Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham (1730–1782), a two-time Prime Minister of Great Britain (1765–1766, 1782). The county seat is Brentwood. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 303,251 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 795 square miles of which 695 square miles is land and 100 square miles is water. Rockingham County borders the following counties: Strafford County to the north; York County, Maine to the northeast; Essex County, Massachusetts to the south; Hillsborough County to the west and Merrimack County to the northwest. Rockingham County has 37 zip codes. The zip codes are 03811, 03032, 03034, 03036, 03819, 03037, 03038, 03826, 03827, 03042, 03833, 03044, 03840, 03841, 03842, 03844, 03848, 03053, 03103, 03854, 03856, 03857, 03858, 03862, 03261, 03290, 03865, 03801, 03077, 03870, 03871, 03079, 03873, 03874, 03885, 03291 and 03087. The most populated zip code is 03038.

Rockingham County Superior Court Office Information

The Superior Court is a statewide court of general jurisdiction and provides jury trials in civil and criminal cases. There are 11 Superior Court sites in New Hampshire, one for each county and two in Hillsborough County. There are 20 fulltime judges serving on the Superior Court throughout the state.

The Superior Court hears the following types of cases:

  • Negligence, contracts, real property rights and other civil matters with a minimum claim of $1,500 in damages in which either party requests a trial by jury. The Superior Court has exclusive jurisdiction over cases in which the damage claims exceed $25,000.
  • Felonies (major crimes such as drugs, burglary, theft and aggravated felonious sexual assault).
  • Misdemeanor appeals from the Circuit Court District Division.

The Superior Court also has exclusive jurisdiction over petitions for injunctive relief, in which parties seek a court order to block action, appeals from zoning and planning board decisions, disputes over title to real estate and petitions to enforce contracts.

Maureen F. O’Neil is the Superior Court Clerk of Rockingham County. O’Neil can be contacted at 1-855-212-1234.

The mailing address of the Rockingham County Superior Court Office is:

P.O. Box 1258
Kingston, NH 03848-1258

The physical address of the Rockingham County Superior Court Office is:

Rockingham County Courthouse
10 Route 125
Brentwood, NH 03833
Phone: 1-855-212-1234
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Filing/Recording Fee Schedule for Rockingham County Superior Court Office:

Rockingham County Registry of Deeds Office Information

The Registry of Deeds is the office that processes information as it relates to the selling and buying of real property. The records are public and the office is open for the general public for researching the records. In addition to deeds, mortgages, liens and attachments, there are many other types of documents pertaining to land records filed with the Registry, for example, covenants for developments, by-laws for condominium associations, etc. Plans of surveyed/subdivided property are also found in the records. The official records maintained at this location are dated from 1629 to present.

Cathy Ann Stacey is the Register of Deeds of Rockingham County. Stacey can be contacted at (603) 642-5526 or via email at cstacey@nhdeeds.com.

The mailing address of the Rockingham County Registry of Deeds Office is:

P.O. Box 896
Kingston, NH 03848

The physical address of the Rockingham County Registry of Deeds Office is:

10 Route 125
Brentwood, NH 03833
Phone: (603) 642-5526
Fax: (603) 642-5930
Email: cstacey@nhdeeds.com
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Filing/recording fee schedule for Rockingham County Registry of Deeds Office:

Rockingham County Register-Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 10 NH-125, Exeter, NH 03833, United States
Phone: 603-642-5526

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