Lookup Public Records in New Hanover CountyNorth 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
Phone: 910-798-4530
Fax: 910-798-7751
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, NC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009216,225
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200926,721
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009370
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,563
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009492
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009673
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,225
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200927,685
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,846
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20095,620
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200926,461
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009884
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009684
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200924,646
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200911,320
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009438
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,567
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20094,397
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009277
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,177
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20099,758
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20096,792
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009400
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009640
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,793
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009406
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009677
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,670
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009358
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200949,828
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
Phone:910-798-4530

New Hanover County Register of Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 216 N 2nd St, Wilmington, NC 28401, United States
Phone: 910-798-4530

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