Public Records

Wayne County has established a public records policy in order to comply with all requests for public records in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes. Before submitting a public records request, please look through the common requests below and see if your request falls into one of these categories. 

Marriage, Birth, Death, or Divorce Records

These records are maintained by the Register of Deeds office. If you need to obtain any of these records, please contact the Register of Deeds.

Tax Records 

Tax records can be found through the Wayne County Tax office.

Criminal, civil, or traffic violation court records

All court records are maintained by the Wayne County Clerk of Court. To request any of these records, please contact the Clerk of Court.

School system records

All school system records are maintained by Wayne County Public Schools. To request any of these records, please contact Wayne County Public Schools.

Wayne County Government records

To submit a public records request, please fill out the form here.