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

Harnett County, North Carolina Overview

Harnett County is located in the south central region in North Carolina. Lillington is the county seat. Harnett County was created in 1855 from a portion of Cumberland County. It was named after Cornelius Harnett, an American Revolutionary war soldier who also served as a delegate to the Continental Congress. The county’s total area is 601 square miles and the estimated population is 126,666 according to the 2014 census. The county is bordered in the north by Wake County, in the east by Johnston County, in the southeast by Sampson County, in the south by Cumberland, in the southwest by Moore County, in the west by Lee County, and in the northwest by Chatham County. The zip codes are 27501, 27505, 27506, 27521, 27543, 27546, 27552, 28323, 28326, 28335, 28339, 28356, 28368, and 28390.

Harnett County Officials Information

The Register of Deeds is the custodian and manager of the public records of Harnett County. These records include real estate documents, military discharges, and vital records. The land records in the Register of Deeds office dates as far back as 1855. The office also administers oaths to Notary Publics, registers business names, and issues marriage licenses.

Register of Deeds Office:

Address: 305 W Cornelius Harnett Boulevard, Suite 200, Lillington, 27546
Phone: 910-893-7540
Fax: 910-814-3841

Anyone can get a copy of a document from the Register of Deeds Office by submitting a request in person, via mail, or online. The forms available for download include Assumed Names Forms, Standard Notary Public Acknowledgment, Recording Standards, Public Records Redaction Request, Requirements for Obtaining a Marriage License, Notice to Officials Performing Marriages, Marriage Certificate Preparation Form, Application for a Certified Marriage Certificate, Application for a Certified Birth Certificate, Application for a Certified Death Certificate, Notary Public Initial Application, Notary Public Name/Address Change Application, and Notary Public Reappointment Application.

Harnett Court Records Information

Court records that are not confidential or sealed can be viewed using public access terminals within the Clerk of Court’s office. To obtain copies of court documents, you can drop by the office at Suite 100, 301 W Cornelius Harnett Blvd. in Lillington to submit a request or call 910-814-4600.

Harnett, NC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009112,742
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200914,329
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200988
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009608
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009181
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009137
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009863
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20099,981
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,112
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,857
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009486
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200911,179
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009214
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009269
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200910,441
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20092,873
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009112
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009461
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,225
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200961
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009196
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20095,021
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20093,275
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009591
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200982
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009656
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009499
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200944,148
Harnett County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Harnett 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:Harnett County Marriage License
Location:305 West Cornelius Harnett Boulevard, Lillington, North Carolina, 27546
Phone:910-893-7542

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