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

Forsyth County, North Carolina Overview

Forsyth County is located in the central region of North Carolina. Its county seat is Winston-Salem. Forsyth County was established in 1849 from a portion of Stokes County and named in honor of Colonel Benjamin Forsyth who died during the War of 1812. The total area of the county is 413 square miles. According to the 2014 census, the estimated population of the county is 365,298 which makes this the 4th most populated county in the state. The county is bordered in the north by Stokes County, in the northeast by Rockingham County, in the east by Guilford County, in the south by Davidson County, in the southwest by Davie County, in the west by Yadkin County, in the northwest by Surry County. The zip codes are 27009, 27010, 27012, 27023, 27040, 27045, 27050, 27051, 27094, 27098, 27099, 27101, 27102, 27103, 27104, 27105, 27106, 27107, 27108, 27109, 27110, 27111, 27113, 27114, 27115, 27116, 27117, 27120, 27127, 27130, 27150, 27151, 27152, 27155, 27156, 27157, 27198, 27199, 27284, and 27285.

Forsyth County Officials Information

The Register of Deeds Office handles the recording, managing, and preserving of public, real property records, vital records, and military records. In addition, the office also administers the Notary Oath and issues marriage licenses.
Register of Deeds Office:
Address: 201 North Chestnut Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Phone: 336 703 2700
The public records available at the Register of Deeds Office includes Deeds, Deeds of Trust, Assignments, Leases, Powers of Attorney, Business Names, Marriage Certificates, Birth Certificates, and Death Certificates. Copies of these documents can be requested in person or via mail. The requisite fees must be paid in advance. A request form for vital records can be downloaded from the office’s website.

Forsyth Court Records Information

The Forsyth County Clerk of Superior Court’s Office is tasked with all the recordkeeping functions for the District and Superior Courts. Court records can be viewed using the public access terminals located in the Clerk’s office. To obtain copies of court records, you can call (336) 779-6300.

Forsyth, NC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009363,284
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200930,131
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009870
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009608
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009509
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20094,456
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200938,601
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20093,872
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20095,207
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009875
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200944,803
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20091,688
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009854
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200931,526
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20098,090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009297
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,862
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20094,542
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009648
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,537
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200911,159
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20099,260
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009437
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20091,776
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,687
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009630
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009289
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20092,361
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20091,259
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009146,552

Forsyth County Register-Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 201 N Chestnut St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, United States
Phone: 336-703-2700

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