Register of Deeds

We are proud to serve the citizens of Rutherford County and strive to provide prompt and professional service.  Take time and browse our website for information that may be helpful to you and feel free to contact our office with any questions you may have regarding our services and the records we keep.

The Rutherford County Register of Deeds maintains all real estate records recorded in this office dating back as early as the 1700's.  These documents are public record and range from real estate conveyances, deeds of trust, cancellations of deeds of trust, assumed names, powers of attorney, road maintenance agreements, plats, separation agreements and more.

Welcome to the  Register of Deeds Index Search .  You may now search for your records on-line.

Property Check is an alert system that will notify when documents are recorded in the office.
Use the link provided to get started - Property Check Start Here

eRecording of Plats beginning February 1, 2022
Notice of eRecording Process - Beginning in Register of Deeds Office April 24, 2018
For more information use the link provided -
Notice of Microfilm Process Beginning in Register of Deeds Office January 1, 2017

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Director: Rachel Thomas 
229 North Main Street
Post Office Box 551
Rutherfordton NC 28139

Record room: 828-287-6195

Office Hours: 8:30-5:00 Monday - Friday
Except when closed for holidays