Carteret County Records

Search for Carteret County NC 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.

Carteret County Clerk Beaufort NC 302 Court House Square 28516 252-728-8580


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.

Beaufort Town Hall Beaufort NC 215 Pollock Street 28516 252-728-2141

Cape Carteret Town Hall Cape Carteret NC 102 Dolphin Street 28584 252-393-8483

Cedar Point Town Hall Cedar Point NC 427 Sherwood Avenue 28584 252-393-7898

Cedar Point Town Hall Cape Carteret NC 130 Moss Ln 28584 252-393-2753

Indian Beach Town Hall Salter Path NC 1400 Salter Path Road 28575 252-247-3344

Newport Town Hall Newport NC 200 Howard Boulevard 28570 252-223-4749

Pine Knoll Shores Town Hall Pine Knoll Shores NC 100 Municipal Circle 28512 252-247-4353


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.

Carteret County Historical Society Morehead City NC 1008 Arendell Street 28557 252-247-7533


Recorders of Deeds keep a range of real estate ownership documents for a county or local government as part of their job to ensure the accuracy of property, land, and property tax records. The Recorder of Deeds has county records on property ownership, transfers of property including deeds and titles, and property tax records such as property appraisals, tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Carteret County Recorder of Deeds Beaufort NC 302 Court House Square 28516 252-728-8474


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.

Carteret County Tax Collector's Office Beaufort NC 302 Court House Square 28516 252-728-8525