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

Richmond County, North Carolina Overview

Richmond County is located in the south central region of North Carolina. Rockingham is the county seat. The county was created in 1779 and named in honor of the 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox, Charles Lennox, who supported the colonists during the American Revolution. The total area of the county is 480 square miles. According to the 2010 census, there are 46,639 people living in the area. The county is bordered in the north by Montgomery County, in the northeast by Moore County, in the southeast by Scotland County, in the south by Marlboro County (SC), and in the west by Anson County. The zip codes are 28330, 28338, 28345, 28347, 28363, 28367, 28379, and 28380.

Richmond County Officials Information

The Register of Deeds is responsible for the recording and preservation of all documents related to land transactions in Richmond County. The office also handles vital records, issues marriage licenses, administers notary oaths, retains military discharges, and keeps genealogy information. The hours of operation are 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday except holidays.

Register of Deeds Office:

Address: 114 E. Franklin St, Room 101, Rockingham, NC 28379
Phone: (910) 997-8250
To record a deed with the Register of Deeds office, you will need a tax certification form that you can download from the website. You can also request copies of records kept in the office as long as the office receives the payment of appropriate fees. Copies of documents can also be made via mail.

Richmond Court Records Information

The safekeeping of court records in Richmond County is the responsibility of the Clerk of Superior Court. There are public access terminals inside the Clerk’s office that enables you to search and view court documents kept in the office. If you wish to get a copy, you can visit the office and submit your request in person or call (910) 419-7400.

Court Records Online:

Richmond, NC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200943,791
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20099,889
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200954
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200976
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200959
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009245
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,301
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009136
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009458
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,469
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,462
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009335
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009159
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009100
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200940
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,459
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,211
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200986
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200998
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200973
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200963
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200920,675
Richmond County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Richmond 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:Richmond County Marriage License
Location:Richmond County Courthouse, 114 Franklin Street, Rockingham, North Carolina, 28380
Phone:910-997-8217

Richmond County Register-Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 114 W Franklin St # 101, Rockingham, NC 28379, United States
Phone: 910-997-8250

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