Register of Deeds
The Register of Deeds serves as the custodian and manager for real estate related documents as well as the vital records of the county. We record deeds, deeds of trust, powers of attorney, assumed names, military records, plats and maps, and other miscellaneous documents related to real property. In addition, the office also maintains the records of all notary public commissions; issue marriage licenses and certified copies of birth and death certificates.
The Register of Deeds office has existed since the organization of our county’s government in 1750. The Register of Deeds is an elected official who serves four-year terms in office.
Please feel free to navigate this site to learn more about the services offered by this office. In addition, most of the official public records maintained by the Duplin County Register of Deeds, including real property, birth, death, marriage, and maps, may be searched on-line at http://www.duplinrod.com.
We are committed to providing an office that assures quality public service and professionalism with an open and friendly atmosphere. Customer service and satisfaction are always our ultimate goals. If there is ever anything that the staff can assist you with please feel to call on us at any time.