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

Macon County, North Carolina Overview

Macon County can be found in the western region of North Carolina. Its county seat is Franklin. The county was created in 1828 from a portion of Haywood County and named after Nathaniel Macon. He served as a representative of North Carolina in both houses of Congress. The total area of the county is 520 square miles with a population of 33,922 according to the 2010 census. The counties surrounding Macon County are Swain County (north), Jackson County (east), Rabun County in Georgia (south), Clay County (southwest), Cherokee County (west), and Graham County (northwest). The zip codes are 28734, 28741, 28744, 28763, 28775, and 28781.

Macon County Officials Information

The Register of Deeds is the person responsible for the safekeeping of public records for Macon County. These records include real estate related documents, vital records, and Certificates of Assumed Name. The office also issues marriage licenses and records military discharges.
Register of Deeds Office:
Address: 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734
Phone: (828)349-2097
All public records kept by the Register of Deeds are available to the public with the exception of military discharges. You can visit the office or use the online database to search for real estate records including real estate conveyances, deeds of trust, cancellations of deeds of trust, power of attorney’s, assumed names, separation agreements, road maintenance agreements, and trusts. You can also obtain copies of a birth, death, or marriage certificate in person, online, or through mail.

Macon Court Records Information

Court records in Macon County including wills, testaments, and divorce records are kept by the Clerk of Superior Court. If you wish to view court documents, you can use one of the public access terminals located inside the office. To obtain copies of court records, you can contact the Clerk of Court at (828) 349-7200.

Court Records Online:

Macon, NC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200936,961
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20096,698
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009241
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009105
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009106
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009620
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20095,059
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009111
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009905
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009152
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20095,836
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200955
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009213
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,345
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,242
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200985
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009161
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009323
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200983
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20092,362
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,894
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200972
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009382
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200954
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200955
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009269
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20095,173
Macon County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Macon 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:Macon County Marriage License
Location:Macon County Courthouse, 5 West Main Street, Franklin, North Carolina, 28734
Phone:828-349-2095

Macon County Register of Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 5 W Main St, Franklin, NC 28734, United States
Phone: 828-349-2095

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