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

Gates County, North Carolina Overview

Gates County is located in the northeast region of North Carolina. Its county seat is Gatesville. The county was formed in 1779 and named in honor of General Horatio Gates who lead the American colonial forces to victory during the Battle of Saratoga in 1777. The total area of the county is 346 square miles with a population of 12,197 (2010 census). The county is bordered in the north by the City of Suffolk County (VA); in the northeast by Camden County; in the east by Pasquotank County; in the south by Perquimans County and Chowan County; and in the west by Hertford County. The zip codes in the county are 27926, 27935, 27937, 27938, 27946, 27969, and 27979.

Gates County Officials Information

The Register of Deeds Office handles the recording and maintenance of land transactions within the county as well as issues marriage licenses. The office is also responsible for maintaining records of military discharges, cemetery records, plats, genealogy information, and other useful information. The office is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm, except on holidays.

Register of Deeds Office:

Address: 202 Court Street, Gatesville, NC 27938
Phone: 252-357-0850
Fax: 252-357-1568

Anyone can request copies of documents from the Register of Deeds online or through the mail. Certified copies of vital records cost $10 each. Certified copies of documents cost $5 for the first page and $2 for each additional page. Plat copies cost $3 per page.

Gates Court Records Information

The Clerk of Superior Court handles the safekeeping of the court records for Gates County. If you wish to view court files, you can visit the Clerk’s office and use the public access terminals located within. For copies of court documents, you can inquire about the proper procedure by calling (252) 357-1365 or sending a request through the mail. The mailing address is P. O. Box 31, 202 Court Street, Gatesville, NC 27938.

Gates, NC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200911,631
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,138
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009250
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,359
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009283
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009709
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009800
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009169
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200971
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200962
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009279
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009210
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009111
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200947
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,939
Gates County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Gates 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:Gates County Marriage License
Location:202 Court Street, Gatesville, North Carolina, 27938
Phone:252-357-2411

Gates County Register of Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 202 Court St, Gatesville, NC 27938, United States
Phone: 252-357-0850

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