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Avery County, NC Public Records

Superior Court
PO Box 115
Newland, NC 28657 www.nccourts.org/County/Avery/Def...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 828-737-6700
F: 828-737-6701
Couriers: 200 Montezuma St
Newland, NC 28657
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Over $25,000
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed cases, juvenile, sex offenders, mental or expunged records released
Search civil and criminal court calendars at www1.aoc.state.nc.us/www/calendars.html.
District Court
PO Box 115
Newland, NC 28657 www.nccourts.org/County/Avery/Def...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 828-737-6700
F: 828-737-6701
Couriers: 200 Montezuma St
Newland, NC 28657
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Under $25,000, Probate, Family, Juvenile,
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed cases, juvenile, sex offenders, mental or expunged records released
Search civil and criminal court calendars at www1.aoc.state.nc.us/www/calendars.html.
District Court - Magistrate Office
PO Box 115
Newland, NC 28657 www.nccourts.org/County/Avery/Def...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 828-737-6719
F: 828-737-6701
Couriers: 200 Montezuma St
Newland, NC 28657
Jurisdiction: Small Claims, Evictions
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed cases, juvenile, sex offenders, mental or expunged records released
Magistrate records searchable on public terminals at courthouse plus are on the Judiciary’s online system for high volume requesters. The Magistrate, a person not a court, can take guilty pleas for traffic.

Avery County, NC Vital Records

Contact the Avery County Office of the Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Avery County
Register of Deeds
200 Montezuma St
Newland, NC 28657 http://www.averydeeds.com/
8AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 828-733-8260
Fax: 828-733-8261
Recorded Documents

Avery County Vital Certificates

Avery 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.

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Avery County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 247.00 sq mi
Population (2009): 17,932
  • Females: 45.9%
  • White: 93.2%
  • Black/African American: 5.3%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 4.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 89.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): 765
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.7%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 17.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 70.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 14.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.34
Housing Units (2000): 11,911
Homeownership Rate (2000): 80.6%
Migration Flow to Avery County, NC from (2007-2008):

Avery County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $300,648
  • Construction: $35,232
  • Retail Trade: $27,125
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $5,686
  • Retail Trade: $27,125
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $18,616
  • Manufacturing: $10,677
  • Farms: $5,227
  • Government: $59,089
Employed (2000): 7,196
Unemployed (2000): 542
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.8%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $24,656
Local Government Employment (2007): 911
Local Government Revenue (2007): $39,770 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $15,429 (thou. dol.)

Avery County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 198
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.1
Deaths (2007): 173
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.7
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.1

Avery County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 21
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 5
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 16
Property Crimes (2008): 247
  • Burglary: 73
  • Larceny-Theft: 163
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 11

Avery County Genealogy Records