Beaufort County Records

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

Beaufort County Clerk Beaufort SC 102 Ribaut Road 29902 843-255-5050

Beaufort County Clerk Beaufort SC 102 Industrial Village Road 29906 843-255-2020

Port Royal Clerk Port Royal SC 1748 Paris Avenue 29935 843-986-2229


Town and City Halls in Beaufort County South Carolina are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including Beaufort County vital records 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 in Beaufort County 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 City Hall Beaufort SC 302 Carteret Street 29902 843-525-7045

Bluffton Town Hall Bluffton SC 20 Bridge Street 29910 843-706-4500

Hilton Head Island Town Hall Hilton Head Island SC 1 Town Center Court 29928 843-341-4600

Port Royal Town Hall Port Royal SC 700 Paris Avenue 29935 843-986-2207


Assessor Offices in Beaufort County South Carolina determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by Beaufort County residents. Beaufort County 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 Beaufort County public 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.

Beaufort County Assessor's Office Beaufort SC 100 Ribaut Road 29902 843-255-2400


Auditor Offices in Beaufort County South Carolina are responsible for providing oversight for government agencies. As part of this job, Auditors evaluate the performance of government agencies and their compliance with laws, rules, and regulations, and they also investigate corruption and fraudulent activities. Beaufort County Auditors maintain a number of records related to their function, including audit reports, government evaluation reports, corruption reports, and fraud investigations. They often produce annual or semi-annual reports on a number of agencies within the county government. Auditor Offices typically make Beaufort County public records available on their website.

Beaufort County Auditor Hilton Head Island SC 539 William Hilton Parkway 29928 843-255-2510


Recorders of Deeds in Beaufort County South Carolina 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 Beaufort County property tax records. The Beaufort County Recorder's Office has county records on property ownership, transfers of property including deeds and titles, and property tax records such as property appraisals, Beaufort County tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and Beaufort County property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Beaufort County Recorder of Deeds Beaufort SC PO Box 1197 29901 843-255-2555


Archives in Beaufort County South Carolina 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 Beaufort County genealogical research. Beaufort County 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 Beaufort County public records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.

Beaufort County Records Archive Beaufort SC 113 Industrial Village Road 29906 843-255-7200

Beaufort County Vital Records Archive Beaufort SC 601 Wilmington Street 29902 843-525-7637


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices in Beaufort County South Carolina are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include Beaufort County property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Beaufort County Treasurer and Tax Collectors maintain a number of property-related county records, including Beaufort County property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain Beaufort County public 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.

Beaufort County Tax Collector's Office Beaufort SC 100 Ribaut Road 29902 843-255-2593


Historical Societies in Beaufort County South Carolina are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Beaufort County Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including Beaufort County vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with Beaufort County 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 Beaufort County public records.

Bluffton Historical Society Bluffton SC 70 Boundary Street 29910 843-757-6293