Kent County, DE Public Records
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed or mental health records released
This is an Equity Court only. The Court of Chancery oversees probate and equity matters and guardianship. The Register of Wills oversees estate. Above is mailing address, the Physical address is 414 Federal Street.
Dover, DE 19901
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $50,000
Restricted Records: No sealed or Psychological evaluation records released
Court refers records request to State Agency-302-739-5961.
Restricted Records: No sealed records released
Superior Court has most of the records.
Also holds records for JF #5 which has been closed.
Search requests must include charge/or/disposition; name searches without charge are referred to the State Bureau of Investigation.
Access to e-filed records is available online by subscription through LexisNexis File and Serve system. See the lower portion of the page at http://courts.delaware.gov/efiling/index.stm.
Court is lcosed on Tuesday and Thursday.
Kent County, DE Vital Records
Contact the Kent County Office of the County Recorder of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.
County Recorder of Deeds
555 Bay Rd
Dover, DE 19901 http://www.co.kent.de.us/recorder-of-
Kent County Vital Certificates
If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.
Get a vital certificate.
Kent County Population Records
- Females: 52.1%
- White: 71.9%
- Black/African American: 23.3%
- Asian: 2%
- Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
- Hispanic or Latino Origin: 4.6%
- White, Not Hispanic: 68.1%
Kent County Records
- Total: $3,544,198
- Construction: $226,189
- Retail Trade: $315,220
- Professional and Technical Services: $0
- Healthcare: $358,275
- Banking: $115,120
- Retail Trade: $315,220
- Accommodations and Food Services: $82,176
- Manufacturing: $0
- Farms: $41,588
- Government: $1,408,769
Kent County Birth, Death Records
- Per 1,000 population: 14.7
- Per 1,000 population: 8.3
- Per 1,000 population: 3.6
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Kent County Criminal Records
- Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 8
- Forcible rape: 99
- Robbery: 196
- Aggravated Assault: 741
- Burglary: 1,151
- Larceny-Theft: 3,881
- Motor Vehicle Theft: 354