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THE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016 IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY.
Mission Statement: To serve the public interest of Rockingham County by providing accurate,
timely, accessible, and secure management of the County's most important records on which
people rely to protect property rights and to prove the occurrence of important life events.
Welcome to the Rockingham County Register of Deeds website.
The Register of Deeds Office performs a wide range of services to the professional community and to the general public. Records affecting the people of Rockingham County from the cradle to the grave are filed in this office. Real estate documents such as deeds, deeds of trust, and plats are recorded here. We issue marriage licenses, maintain birth and death records, and issue notary oaths and maintain notary commissions. Numerous miscellaneous documents may be recorded in compliance with statutes. We are happy to file armed forces discharges and issue certified copies of them to our military, free of charge.
The Rockingham County Register of Deeds Office has real estate records dating back to the formation of the county in 1785. Marriage records are available from 1867. Birth and death records are available from 1913.
Registers of Deeds are elected to four-year terms and serve as custodians and managers of your most important records. We must exercise judgment and implement policy based on our understanding of the laws and regulations that affect the office. We are charged with the integrity, completeness, accuracy, and safekeeping of these records and are governed by the General Statutes of North Carolina. In addition to state laws, local and federal laws also impact the services provided by the office.
For a list of Registers of Deeds who have served this County from 1786 to Present, click here.
My office is dedicated to professional, courteous service to its citizens. In an on-going philosophy of making public records and information in Rockingham County easier to find and easier to use, you are invited to browse through our site to learn more about our office and the services we provide.
We are located in the Courthouse at the Justice Center Complex in Wentworth, North Carolina. We invite you to visit our office and explore our beautiful county.
Amy Lee Simpson
Register of Deeds
Mailing Address: Register of Deeds, P. O. Box 56, Wentworth, NC 27375
Street Address: Register of Deeds, 170 NC 65, Suite 150, Reidsville, NC 27320
Telephone: (336) 342-8820 Fax: (336) 342-6209
The information on this website is furnished as a public service, and the user accepts and understands that the Register of Deeds makes no warranties, expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of this information. Furthermore, we assume no responsibility or liability associated with the use or misuse of this information. Information provided is not to be construed as legal advice; always seek the advice of an attorney.
Image of Amy Lee Simpson, Register of Deeds, courtesy of Alley Cat Photography.