New Castle County, DE Public Records
Restricted Records: No guardianship records released
Probate records in a separate index in separate office. Probate fax- 302-395-7801.
Restricted Records: No psychological evaluation, sealed records released
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.
Restricted Records: No closed records released
In December 2009, Court #11 consolidated with the closed Court #15 from Claymont. Claymont case files are located here. Recorded from closed Court 18 are located here.
Restricted Records: No sealed, juvenile, adoption or mental health records released
Records for clcosed Justice of the Peace Court #12 are now located here as well.
Records Department Phone is 302-255-0000. Search requests may also be directed to Dover - 800-464-4557 for information.
Due to a court fire, criminal cases 7/24/2000 to 5/1/2001 were held at New Castle JF Court 11, 323-4450. Civil cases were held at Prices Corner JP Court 12, 995-8646. Now, all new cases are back here at Middletown.
New Castle County, DE Vital Records
Contact the New Castle 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
800 N French St, 4th Fl
Louis L Redding County Bldg
Wilmington, DE 19801 https://www.nccde.org/136/Recorder-of
New Castle 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.
New Castle County Population Records
- Females: 51.4%
- White: 70.9%
- Black/African American: 23.3%
- Asian: 4%
- Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
- Hispanic or Latino Origin: 8%
- White, Not Hispanic: 63.8%
New Castle County Records
- Total: $21,710,561
- Construction: $1,294,227
- Retail Trade: $1,108,986
- Professional and Technical Services: $2,909,665
- Healthcare: $2,171,833
- Banking: $3,821,436
- Retail Trade: $1,108,986
- Accommodations and Food Services: $454,531
- Manufacturing: $0
- Farms: $10,600
- Government: $2,351,512
New Castle County Birth, Death Records
- Per 1,000 population: 14
- Per 1,000 population: 7.8
- Per 1,000 population: 8.1
New Castle County Criminal Records
- Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 43
- Forcible rape: 174
- Robbery: 1,433
- Aggravated Assault: 2,407
- Burglary: 3,891
- Larceny-Theft: 14,015
- Motor Vehicle Theft: 1,866