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

Halifax County, North Carolina Overview

Halifax County is located in the northeast region of North Carolina. Halifax is also the name of its county seat. The county was created in 1758 and named in honor of the 2nd Earl of Halifax, George Montague-Dunk. The total area of the county is 731 square miles with a population of 54,691 (2010). The county is bordered in the north by Northampton County, in the east by Bertie County, in the southeast by Martin County, in the south by Edgecombe and Nash counties, and in the west by Warren County. The zip codes are 27823, 27839, 27843, 27844, 27850, 27870, 27874, 27887, and 27890.

Halifax County Officials Information

The Register of Deeds Office records, indexes, and preserves all real estate records such as deeds and plats, miscellaneous records, vital records, and UCCs. The office is open from 8:30am to 5pm Mondays through Fridays, except on holidays.

Register of Deeds Office:

Address: 357 Ferrell Lane, Halifax, NC 27839
Phone: 252-583-2101
Fax: 252-583-1273

You can download the following forms from the Register of Deeds website: Application for Certified Copies of Vital Records, Marriage License Worksheet, Marriage License Checklist, Minimum Standards for Indexing Real Property Instruments, and Register of Deeds Fee Schedule. Certified copies of birth, death, and marriage certificates cost $10.

Halifax Court Records Information

Court records in the Halifax County district and superior courts are kept in the office of the Clerk of Superior Court. If you wish to view court documents, you can use the public access terminals located within the office. To obtain copies of court records, you can call the Clerk’s office at 252-593-3000.

Halifax, NC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200953,196
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,592
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009306
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200955
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200950
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009179
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20095,391
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009328
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009388
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009269
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,262
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200989
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009144
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,115
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009864
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200948
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009114
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009795
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009811
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200950
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009317
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200931,755
Halifax County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Halifax 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:Halifax County Marriage License
Location:Court Services Building, 357 Ferrell Lane, Halifax, North Carolina, 27839
Phone:252-583-2101

Halifax County Register of Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 357 Ferrell Ln, Halifax, NC 27839, United States
Phone: 252-583-2101

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