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

Transylvania County, North Carolina Overview

Transylvania County is located in the western region of North Carolina. Its county seat is Brevard. The county was formed in 1861 and is believed to be named after the Transylvania Colony an extra-legal colony that was created by the Transylvania Company which was based in North Carolina. The total area of the county is 381 square miles. Based on the 2010 census, there are 33,090 people living in this area. The county is bordered in the north by Haywood County, in the east by Henderson County, in the southeast by Greenville County (SC), in the southwest by Pickens County (SC), and in the west by Jackson County. The zip codes are 28708, 28712, 28718, 28747, 28766, 28768, 28772, and 28774.

Transylvania County Officials Information

The Register of Deeds is responsible for recording, indexing, and preserving a large number of records. Public records that are archived in this office include real estate transactions, vital records, military discharges, and marriage licenses issued in the county.

Register of Deeds Office:
Address: 20 East Morgan Street, Suite 2, Brevard, NC 28712
Phone: (828) 884-3162
Fax: (828) 877-3118
The Register of Deeds also issues marriage licenses and provides certified copies of vital records. You can request for a copy of a vital record online. The cost of a certified copy of a vital record is $10 plus a $1 processing fee. For certified copies of other documents, the charge is $5 for the first page and $2 for each additional page.

Transylvania Court Records Information

Court records in Transylvania County are kept in the Clerk of Superior Court’s Office. Public access computer terminals are situated inside the office to allow individuals to search and view court documents. Copies of court documents can be provided upon request. To learn more about this, you can contact the Clerk’s office at (828) 885-3000.

Court Records Online:

Transylvania, NC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200933,191
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,883
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009245
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200974
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009798
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20094,973
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009150
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009800
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200983
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20094,536
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,875
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009663
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009131
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009534
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009134
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20092,252
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,320
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009202
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009159
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200945
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009150
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20095,489
Transylvania County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Transylvania 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:Transylvania County Marriage License
Location:Transylvania County Courthouse, 7 E. Main Street, Brevard, North Carolina, 28712
Phone:828-884-3162

Transylvania County Register of Deeds
County Government Office

Address: 20 E Morgan St #2, Brevard, NC 28712, United States
Phone: 828-884-3162

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