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

Lenoir County, North Carolina Overview

Lenoir County can be found in the southeast region of North Carolina. The county seat is Kinston. The county was created in 1791 by European Americans from a portion of Dobbs County. They named the county after an American Revolutionary War officer, William Lenoir, who fought in the Battle of Kings Mountain. The total area of the county is 403 square miles, most of which is land. According to the 2010 census, there are 59,495 people living in the area. The counties bordering Lenoir County are Greene County in the north, Pitt County in the northeast, Craven County in the east, Jones County in the south, Duplin County in the southwest, and Wayne County in the west. The zip codes are 28501, 28502, 28503, 28504, 28525, and 28551.

Lenoir County Officials Information

The Register of Deeds is responsible for the safekeeping of a large number of public records including births, deaths, marriages, military discharges, notaries, assumed names, maps, and real estate transactions.
Register of Deeds Office:
Address: 130 South Queen Street, Kinston, NC 28502
Phone: (252) 559-6450
Fax: (252) 559-6454
Requests for copies of birth certificates and marriage certificates can be made in person or submitted through mail. Make sure to download the application from the Register of Deeds’ website and mail the completed form along with the full payment and a photocopy of your picture ID. The application form for marriage licenses can also be downloaded from the website.

Lenoir Court Records Information

In Lenoir County, court records that are not confidential or sealed can be viewed using the public access terminals located within the Clerk of Superior Court’s office. If you want to request copies of a court document, you can inquire with the Clerk’s office by calling (252) 520-5300.

Lenoir, NC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200953,579
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20098,768
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200950
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009178
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20095,413
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009469
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009497
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200956
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,305
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,465
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009669
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200932
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009191
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009173
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009123
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009713
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009703
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009195
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200938
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009157
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200928,172
Lenoir County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Lenoir 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:Lenoir County Marriage License
Location:Lenoir County Administration Building, 101 N. Queen Street, Kinston, North Carolina, 28502
Phone:252-559-6420

Lenoir County Register-Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 101 N Queen St, Kinston, NC 28501, United States
Phone: 252-559-6420

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