Register of Deeds

Responsibilities


The Register of Deeds Office is provided for in the general statutes of North Carolina. Registers of deeds are elected to four-year terms by the citizens of the county and serve as custodian and manager of large numbers of public records. By law, the Register of deeds is charged with the integrity, completeness, accuracy, and safekeeping of these public records.

Records


The Nash County Register of Deeds Office has real estate records dating back to 1777. Marriage records are available since 1862. Birth and death records are available since October of 1913.

Real Estate records are available by hard copy or online. Deeds from 1777 through 1969 can be accessed by the online record search.


If you are using a credit card for Birth, Death, and Marriage certificate requests, please use the "Permit Director ROD" link under Quick Links to the right.