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Burke County, North Carolina

Burke County is located in the state of North Carolina. The county was formed in 1777 from parts of Rowan County. It was named for Thomas Burke, then serving as a delegate to the Continental Congress. Morganton is the largest city in the county and also the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 90,912 people and a total area of 515 square miles, of which 8.0 square miles is water and 507 square miles is land. Burke County borders the following counties: Avery County to the northwest, Caldwell County to the north, Catawba County to the east, Lincoln County to the southeast, Cleveland County to the south, McDowell County to the west, and Rutherford County to the southwest.

The Burke County Register of Deeds is the official recorder of all public records in the county. Some of the records maintained by the office of the Register of Deeds include but are not limited to deeds, warranty deeds, mortgages, liens, releases, leases, and other official documents.

Documents maintained by the office of the Register of Deeds are open to the public and can be accessed by doing a background check online or by visiting the office of the Register of Deeds in person during office hours. When obtaining records online, you will be required to do a public records search through the Burke County Register of Deeds Website. The website has easy to follow steps and links that will direct you to the records that are available. When requesting  records in person, you will be required to submit a written request, with as much detail as possible relating to the records you are requesting.

Below is the physical address of the Burke County Register of Deeds office:

201 S Green St.

Morganton, North Carolina 28655

Phone number: 828-438-5450

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m-4:00 p.m.

Burke, NC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200992,088
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200919,487
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200972
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009359
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200929
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200979
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,720
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20098,506
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009611
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,290
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009180
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200915,357
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009120
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009165
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200911,431
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,973
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200951
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009358
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009446
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200956
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009132
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20093,818
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20092,894
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009174
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009383
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200950
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009756
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200921,063
Burke County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Burke 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:Burke County Marriage License
Location:201 South Green Street, Morganton, North Carolina, 28655
Phone:828-438-5450

Burke County Register of Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 201 S Green St, Morganton, NC 28655, United States
Phone: 828-438-5450

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