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

Cherokee County, North Carolina Overview

Cherokee County can be found in the southwesternmost tip of North Carolina. Its county seat is Murphy. Cherokee County was established in 1839 and named after the Native Americans living in the area. The county’s total area is 467 square miles with 27,444 people living in the area according to the 2010 census. The county is bordered in the north by Graham County and Monroe County, in the northeast by Macon County, in the southeast by Clay County, in the south by Fannin County and Union County, and in the west by Polk County. The zip codes are 28901, 28903, 28905, and 28906.

Cherokee County Officials Information

The Register of Deeds office handles the recording and filing of soldier discharges, survey plats, UCCs, and land records. In addition, the office is in charge of the safekeeping of birth, death, and marriage records in the county. The office also handles notary certification.
Register of Deeds Office:
Address: 75 Peachtree Street, Suite 126-A, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: (828) 837-2613
Request for certified copies of birth, death, and marriage certificates can be made through the Register of Deeds office. The cost of a certified copy of these certificates is $10 each. For other documents, the cost is $5 for the first page and $2 each for additional pages. The public is also provided access to land records online.

Cherokee Court Records Information

The Clerk of the Superior Court handles the court records for the district and superior court of Cherokee County. If you wish to view or get copies of court records, you will need to contact the clerk at (828) 835-7740.

Cherokee, NC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200925,547
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,288
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200932
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200935
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200935
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009733
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,567
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009284
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009481
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200954
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,866
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200939
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200991
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,038
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009663
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200932
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009460
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200929
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,648
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,068
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009146
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200969
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009124
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,363
Cherokee County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Cherokee 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:Cherokee County Marriage License
Location:53 Peachtree Street, Murphy, North Carolina, 28906
Phone:828-837-2613

Cherokee Register of Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 53 Peachtree St, Murphy, NC 28906, United States
Phone: 828-837-2613

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