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

Jackson County, North Carolina Overview

Jackson County is located in the western region of North Carolina. Its county seat is Sylva. The county was formed in 1851 from portions of Macon and Haywood counties. It was named in honor of the 7th US President, Andrew Jackson. Based on the 2010 census, there are 40,271 people living in the 495-square mile area. The county is bordered in the north by Swain County, in the northeast by Haywood County, in the southeast by Transylvania County, in the south by Oconee County, in the west by Macon County. The zip codes are 28707, 28717, 28719, 28723, 28725, 28736, 28779, 28783, 28788, and 28789.

Jackson County Officials Information

The Register of Deeds is the person in charge of the safekeeping of a large number of public records for Jackson County. These records include real estate transactions, vital records, marriage licenses that were issued in the county, and military discharges. The office hours are 8am to 5pm, Mondays through Fridays.

Register of Deeds Office:

Address: 401 Grindstaff Cove Road, Sylva, NC 28779
Phone: 828-586-4055
Copies of public records kept in the Register of Deeds office are available to the public with the exception of military discharges. Copies of survey plats cost $2. Copies of birth, death, and marriage certificates can be obtained online. The fees for certified copies are $10 each while uncertified copies are $1 each. Additional fees may be charged if a credit card is used to make the payment.

Jackson Court Records Information

In Jackson County, court records that are not labeled confidential or sealed can be viewed by the public in the Clerk of Superior Court’s office. You can also request for a copy of court records through the same office. To learn the required information and forms to submit to obtain copies of court records, you can call 828-631-6400.

Jackson, NC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200940,382
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20098,391
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200985
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009280
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,113
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,624
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009298
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009590
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009159
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20095,086
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200966
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,617
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009673
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200963
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009133
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009507
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009149
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20092,822
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,264
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200945
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009422
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009278
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20099,124
Jackson County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Jackson 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:Jackson County Marriage License
Location:401 Grindstaff Cove Road, Sylva, North Carolina, 28779
Phone:828-586-7530

Jackson County Register-Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 401 Grindstaff Cove Rd # 108, Sylva, NC 28779, United States
Phone: 828-586-7530

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