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

Wayne County, North Carolina Overview

Wayne County is located in the southeastern region of North Carolina. Its county seat is Goldsboro. The county was founded in 1779 from a portion of Dobbs County. It was named in honor of a general in the American Revolutionary War, “Mad Anthony” Wayne. The total area of the county is 557 square miles. Based on the 2010 census, there are 122,623 people living in the area. The surrounding counties are Wilson County in the north, Greene County in the northeast, Lenoir County in the southeast, Duplin County in the south, Sampson County in the southwest, and Johnston County in the west. The zip codes are 27530, 27531, 27532, 27533, 27534, 27830, 27863, 28333, 28365, and 28578.

Wayne County Officials Information

The Register of Deeds office is the official record keeper in Wayne County. The records housed in this office include vital records, all documents related to real estate, and military records. The office is also responsible for issuing marriage licenses, administering notary oaths, and providing copies of these records upon request.

Register of Deeds Office:
Address: 224 – 226 E Walnut Street, Goldsboro, NC 27533
Phone: 919-731-1449
Fax: 919-731-1441

The office also handles the filing of assumed names and cancellations. Individuals are welcome to access any of the records housed in the office with the exception of military records. They can visit the office in person to do so or perform an online search through the office’s website. In general, uncertified copies of documents housed in the office cost $0.25 each. Certified copies of real estate documents are $5 for the first page and $2 for each additional page. Certified copies of vital records cost $10 each.

Wayne Court Records Information

The official record keeper of all court-related documents in Wayne County is the Clerk of Superior Court. Individuals can search and view court records in person using the public access terminals inside the Clerk’s office. For copies of court documents, you will need to get in touch with the Clerk first regarding submitting a request. The phone number is (919) 722-6100.

Court Records Online:

Wayne, NC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009112,851
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200915,754
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009268
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009299
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009204
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009228
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20099,905
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009847
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,731
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009359
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20097,248
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009234
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009195
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20098,654
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200972
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009519
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,026
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009324
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009106
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20092,822
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,855
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009430
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009629
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009113
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200929
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009265
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009308
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200954,861
Wayne County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Wayne 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:Wayne County Marriage License
Location:224 East Walnut Street, Goldsboro, North Carolina, 27530
Phone:919-731-1449

Wayne County Register of Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 224 E Walnut St # 226, Goldsboro, NC 27530, United States
Phone: 919-731-1449

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