Barnstable County Records

Search for Barnstable County MA county records. County records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records, marriage licenses, divorce records, property tax records, property ownership, historical records, genealogical research, property titles, property deeds, county maps, county taxes, county zones, school boundaries, and more.


Clerk Offices are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of county records. These include vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage records, divorce records, and death certificates, which can be useful for proving identity or for conducting genealogical research. They may also keep documents related to property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Clerk Office is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Barnstable County Clerk Barnstable MA Rte 6A 02630 508-375-6761

Brewster Town Clerk Brewster MA 2198 Main Street 02631 508-896-9430

Sandwich Town Clerk Sandwich MA 145 Main Street 02563 508-888-0340


Assessor Offices determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by residents. Assessors also keep a number of property-related documents, including records on property tax assessments, property appraisals, tax liens, foreclosures, and property tax payments. These records include information about current and former owners of a property, the property's size and location, zones and use regulations, and transfers of the property ownership. Assessors may make county records available through their website.

Barnstable County Assessor's Office Barnstable MA 367 Main Street 02601 508-862-4022

Provincetown Assessor Provincetown MA 260 Commercial Street 02657 508-487-7000

Sandwich Assessor Sandwich MA 145 Main Street 02563 508-888-0157


Historical Societies are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with genealogical research. They may also have photographs, historical maps, historical laws, and other records for their location and the people who lived there. Historical Societies may provide online access to their county records.

Barnstable Historical Society Barnstable MA 3074 Main Street 02630 508-362-2982

Bourne Historical Society Bourne MA 30 Keene Street 02532 508-759-8167

Bourne Society Historical Society Bourne MA 22 Sandwich Road 02532 508-759-6120

Bourne Society for Historical Society Bourne MA 892 County Road 02559 508-563-2939

Brewster Massachusetts Historical Society Brewster MA 3171 Main Street 02631 508-896-9521

Chatham Massachusetts Historical Society Chatham MA 347 Stage Harbor Road 02633 508-945-2493

Eastham Historical Society Wellfleet MA 2642 Old Route 6 Road 02667 508-255-0788

Falmouth Massachusetts Historical Society Falmouth MA 55 Palmer Avenue 02540 508-548-4857

Harwich Historical Society Harwich MA 728 Main Street 02645 508-432-6579

Harwich Massachusetts Historical Society Harwich MA 80 Parallel Street 02645 508-432-8089

Old Yarmouth Historical Society Yarmouth MA 229 Old King's Highway 02675 508-362-3021

Orleans Historical Society Orleans MA 3 River Road 02653 508-240-1329

Truro Historical Society Provincetown MA 6 Highland Road 02657 508-487-3397

Truro Massachusetts Historical Society Truro MA 13 Truro Center Road 02536 508-349-0200

Wellfleet Historical Society Wellfleet MA 266 Main Street 02667 508-349-9157

Yarmouth Massachusetts Historical Society Yarmouth MA 229 Massachusetts 6A 02675 508-362-3021


Town and City Halls are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage license records, divorce records, and death certificates. These can be used as proof of identity, in applications for government services, or for performing genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may also keep documents on property ownership, property taxes and tax assessments, and maps for their jurisdiction that include zones, property boundaries, and school boundaries. Town and City Halls often make county records available online.

Barnstable Town Hall Hyannis MA # 2, 367 Main St 02601 508-862-4000

Brewster Town Hall Brewster MA 2198 Main Street 02631 508-896-3701

Chatham Town Hall Chatham MA Ste 1, 549 Main St 02633 508-945-5105

Dennis Town Hall Dennis MA 485 Main Street 02660 508-394-8300

Eastham Town Hall Eastham MA 2500 State Highway 02642 508-240-5900

Falmouth Town Hall Falmouth MA 59 Town Hall Square 02540 508-495-7320

Harwich Town Hall Harwich MA 732 Main Street 02645 508-430-7501

Mashpee Town Hall Mashpee MA 16 Great Neck Road North 02649 508-539-1404

Orleans Town Hall Orleans MA 19 School Rd 02653 508-240-3700

Provincetown Town Hall Provincetown MA 260 Commercial St 02657 508-487-7000

Truro Town Hall Truro MA 24 Town Hall Road 02536 508-349-7004

Wellfleet Town Hall Wellfleet MA 300 Main Street 02667 508-349-0300

Yarmouth Town Hall Yarmouth MA 1146 Massachusetts 28 02664 508-398-2231


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices maintain a number of property-related county records, including property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain records on property transfers and sales, including titles and deeds, which list the former and current owners as well as information on the property itself. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices may provide online access to their county records.

Brewster Treasurer Brewster MA 2198 Main Street 02631 508-896-4502

Dennis Town Tax Collector Dennis MA 485 Main Street 02660 508-760-6136

Eastham Tax Collector Eastham MA 2500 State Highway 02642 508-240-5919

Falmouth Tax Collector Falmouth MA 59 Town Hall Square 02540 508-495-7370

Hyannis Tax Collector Hyannis MA 76 Falmouth Rd 02601 508-790-3443

Provincetown Treasurer Provincetown MA 260 Commercial Street 02657 508-487-7015


Archives preserve historically significant documents, which can include a number of county records, such as historical birth certificates and death certificates, as well as marriage and divorce records which can be useful when performing genealogical research. Archives may also contain photographs, historical maps, personal documents, and other historical records about a specific location and the people who lived there. They may also hold historic newspapers that contain county records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.

Hyannis Barnstable Vital Records Archive Barnstable MA 367 Main Street 02601 508-790-6239

Sandwich Archive Sandwich MA 145 Main Street 02563 508-888-0340

Truro Archive Truro MA 13 Truro Center Road 02536 508-349-0200