Register of Deeds

Mission Statement:  To provide the public with prompt and professional assistance.  We are responsible for the recording, indexing, maintenance and preservation of documents as governed by the General Statutes.



Hertford County Courthouse, 3rd Floor
119 Justice Drive, Suite 9
Winton, NC 27986


Important Notice: 
Effective December 1, 2017 the new statewide system for filing Assumed Names is in place.

The Register of Deeds staff record and maintain all real estate documents as early as the year 1862.  Other legal documents such as marriage licenses, birth certificates, death certificates and many other significant papers may also be obtained through this office if the document originated in Hertford County. Our records include deeds, deeds of trust, maps, military discharge records, notary public records, birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage licenses.

Please take the time to browse our website for information that you may find helpful. The website includes fee information, recording rules, and requirements for obtaining a marriage license or a certified copy of a vital record.


Melanie H. StoreyRegister of Deeds

Hertford County Courthouse, 3rd Floor 
119 Justice Drive, Suite 9Winton,
NC 27986 

Telephone  252.358.7850 
Fax   252.358.0222