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

Catawba County, North Carolina Overview

Catawba County can be found in the northwest region of North Carolina. The county seat is Newton. The county was created in 1842 from a portion of Lincoln County and named in honor of the Native Americans who once lived in the area surrounding Catawba River, the Catawba tribe. The county’s total area is 413 square miles with its population estimated at 154,810 (2010). The county is bordered by Alexander County, in the east by Iredell County, in the south by Lincoln County, in the west by Burke County, and in the northwest by Caldwell County. The zip codes are 28601, 28602, 28603, 28609, 28610, 28613, 28650, 28658, 28673, and 28682.

Catawba County Officials Information

The Register of Deeds is in charge of the safekeeping of a number of public records for the county. Most of the records are used primarily to make the public aware of the ownership of property. Thus, some of the duties of the office include indexing and recording legal documents such as Deeds, Deeds of Trust, Satisfactions of Deeds of Trust, Powers of Attorney, Maps/Plats, Easements, Rights-Of-Way, Assumed Names, Separation Agreements, and Fixture Filings. Other records managed by the office include birth and death records, military discharges, and marriage licenses. Other duties of the Register of Deeds office include issuing marriage licenses and administering oaths to notaries.

Register of Deeds Office:

Address: 100 Government Drive, Department C
Newton, NC 28658
Phone: (828) 465-1573
The public is allowed to get copies of certain public records through the Register of Deeds office as long as the request is submitted in person or by mail. The forms available for download are as follows: marriage application, vital record request, affidavit attesting to not being eligible for Social Security Number, worksheet for preparation of marriage license form, and a request for a certified copy of a vital record.

Catawba Court Records Information

Court records in Catawba County are held in the office of the Clerk of Court. To get access to copies of court records, you may contact the office at (828) 695-6100.

Catawba, NC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009154,027
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200920,647
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009166
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009507
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009265
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009252
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20093,564
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200914,502
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,476
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,405
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009578
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200930,698
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009278
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009496
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200915,724
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20093,526
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009146
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009569
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,739
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009125
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009646
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20094,903
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20093,806
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009240
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009131
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009698
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009147
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009103
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009738
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200997
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200943,728
Catawba County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Catawba 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:Catawba County Marriage License
Location:100 Southwest Boulevard, Newton, North Carolina, 28658
Phone:828-465-1573

Catawba County Register-Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 100 Justice St, Newton, NC 28658, United States
Phone: 828-465-1573

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