Lookup Public Records in Beaufort County, North Carolina. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Beaufort County, North Carolina Overview
Beaufort County can be found in the northeastern region in North Carolina. It was created in 1705 from part of Bath County and named Pamptecough Precinct. In 1712, it was renamed to Beaufort after the 3rd Duke of Beaufort, Henry Scudamore, then turned into a county in 1739. The county seat is Washington. Beaufort County has an estimated 47,459 residents (2010 census) living in its 958-square mile area. The county is bordered in the north by Martin County and Washington County, in the east by Hyde County, in the south by Pamlico County, in the southwest by Craven County, and in the west by Pitt County. The zip codes are 27808, 27810, 27814, 27817, 27821, 27860, 27865, and 27889.
Beaufort County Officials Information
The Register of Deeds is in charge of the safekeeping of a number of official public records of Beaufort County. The office also handles the recording, indexing, and management of real estate transactions.
Register of Deeds Office:
Address: 112 W 2nd St., Washington, NC 27889
Phone: (252) 946-2323
Fax: (252) 946-7938
The Register of Deeds also provides copies of marriage licenses, certified births, death certificates, and marriage certificates. Other duties include administering notary public oaths and registering military discharges.
Beaufort Court Records Information
The Clerk of the Superior Court is responsible for the safekeeping of court records in Beaufort County. The public can request copies of court documents not considered confidential or sealed through this office. Public access terminals located within the same office are available for use if you wish to view court documents. The phone number for the Clerk of Superior Court is (252) 940-4000.
|Beaufort County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Beaufort 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 … Powers and Liabilities of Married Persons – Ch. 52 & 52A and Uniform Premarital Agreement Act – Ch. 52B|
|All State Statutes:|| Information is online at the State Website|
|Office:||Beaufort County Marriage License|
|Location:||112 West 2nd Street, Washington, North Carolina, 27889|
Beaufort County Register-Deeds Office
County Government Office
Address: 112 W 2nd St, Washington, NC 27889, United States