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

Swain County, North Carolina Overview

Swain County is located in the western region of North Carolina. The county seat is Bryson City. The county was created from portions of Jackson and Macon Counties in 1871. It was named in honor of former Governor of North Carolina (1832-1835), David L. Swain. According to the 2010 census, there are 13,981 people living in the 541-square foot area. The county is bordered in the north by Sevier County (TN), in the east by Haywood County, in the southeast by Jackson County, in the south by Macon County, in the west by Graham County, and in the northwest by Blount County (TN). The zip code is 28713.

Swain County Officials Information

The Register of Deeds is responsible for recording and maintaining real property records and vital records for Swain County. These include deeds, contracts, leases, mortgages, deeds of trust, assumed names, maps and plats, marriage settlements, power of attorney, bankruptcy order, inheritance tax waiver judgments, UCCs, articles of incorporations, corporate mergers, cancellations of deeds of trust, military discharge, and other miscellaneous records.

Register of Deeds Office:

Address: 101 Mitchell Street, Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone: 828-488-9273, ext. 2205
The Register of Deeds office is also responsible for issuing certified copies of vital records, issuing marriage licenses, and collecting money for Revenue Stamps placed on Deeds that are being recorded. The public can access land record data through this office or online.

Swain Court Records Information

The Clerk of Superior Court maintains all the records for the District and Superior Courts in Swain County. Court records that are not confidential or have been sealed can be viewed using the public access terminals located inside the Clerk’s office. Copies of court records can be requested in person or by calling (828) 488-7400.

Court Records Online:

Swain, NC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200913,297
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,113
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200965
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009193
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,506
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200983
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009357
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200947
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,602
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200960
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,300
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009149
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200965
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009123
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200942
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009744
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009514
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200967
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200964
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20095,063
Swain County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Swain 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:Swain County Marriage License
Location:Administration Building, 101 Mitchell Street, Bryson City, North Carolina, 28713
Phone:N/A

Swain County Register of Deeds Office

Address: 101 Mitchell Street Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone 828-488-9273, ext. 2205

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