Lookup Public Records in Beaufort CountyNorth 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, NC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200941,319
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20095,834
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200979
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009141
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009444
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20096,351
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009300
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009808
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200951
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,886
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009123
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,019
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009581
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009118
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009355
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200935
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200984
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009861
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,220
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009182
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009101
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009377
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200916,996
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
Phone:252-946-2323

Beaufort County Register-Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 112 W 2nd St, Washington, NC 27889, United States
Phone: 252-946-2323

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