Lookup Public Records in New Hanover County, North Carolina. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
New Hanover County, North Carolina Overview
New Hanover County is located in the southeast region of North Carolina. Its county seat is Wilmington. The county was established in 1729 as a precinct and named after the House of Hanover, the German royal family who was the ruling family in Great Britain at the time. In 1739, the precinct was given county status. The total area of the county is 328 square miles. There are 202,667 people living in the county based on the 2010 census. The counties surrounding New Hanover County are Pender County in the north and Brunswick County in the west. The zip codes are 28401, 28402, 28403, 28404, 28405, 28406, 28407, 28408, 28409, 28410, 28411, 28412, 28428, 28429, 28449, and 28480.
New Hanover County Officials Information
The Register of Deeds is responsible for the recording, indexing, and preserving of all real estate related documents and vital records in New Hanover County. All of these records with the exception of military discharges are public records and accessible to everyone. These public records are available online as well through the Online Public Records Database.
Register of Deeds Office:
Address: 320 Chestnut Street, Suite 120, Wilmington, NC 28401
Other services provided by the Register of Deeds include issuing marriage licenses, administering oaths to notaries in New Hanover County, and registering an Assumed Name. If you wish to get a copy of a public record, you can submit your request in person or call the office using the phone number listed above. Certified copies of vital records cost $10 per copy.
New Hanover Court Records Information
The Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) program makes court records in New Hanover County easily accessible to the public. Copies of court records can be requested using the program. The corresponding fee is $0.50 plus $11 if you want the document certified.
Court Records Online:
|New Hanover County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in New Hanover 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:||New Hanover County Marriage License|
|Location:||216 N. 2Nd Street, Wilmington, North Carolina, 28401|
New Hanover County Register of Deeds Office
County Government Office
Address: 216 N 2nd St, Wilmington, NC 28401, United States