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Buncombe County, NC Public Records

Superior Court
60 Court Plaza
Asheville, NC 28801 www.nccourts.org/County/Buncombe/...
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 828-259-3400
F: 828-259-3374
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Over $25,000
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed cases, juvenile, sex offenders, mental or expunged records required
Search civil and criminal court calendars at www1.aoc.state.nc.us/www/calendars.html.
District Court
60 Court Plaza
Asheville, NC 28801 www.nccourts.org/County/Buncombe/...
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 828-259-3400
F: 828-259-3374
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Under $25,000, Probate, Family, Juvenile,
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed cases, juvenile, sex offenders, mental or expunged records required
Search civil and criminal court calendars at www1.aoc.state.nc.us/www/calendars.html. The Magistrate phone numbers can be
District Court - Magistrate Office
60 Court Plaza
Asheville, NC 28801 www.buncombecounty.org/Governing/...
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 828-259-3400
F: 828-259-3373
Jurisdiction: Small Claims, Evictions
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed cases, juvenile, sex offenders, mental or expunged records required
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.

Buncombe County, NC Vital Records

Contact the Buncombe 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.

Buncombe County
Register of Deeds
205 College St
Asheville, NC 28801 www.buncombecounty.org/governing/...
8AM-5PM EST
Phone: 828-250-4302, 828-250-4303
Recorded Documents

Buncombe County Vital Certificates

Buncombe 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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Buncombe County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 655.99 sq mi
Population (2009): 231,452
  • Females: 52.0%
  • White: 90.0%
  • Black/African American: 7.1%
  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 4.6%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 85.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): 25,182
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 3.9%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 5.9%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 13.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 81.9%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 25.3%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.33
Housing Units (2000): 93,973
Homeownership Rate (2000): 70.3%
Migration Flow to Buncombe County, NC from (2007-2008):

Buncombe County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $5,587,441
  • Construction: $417,565
  • Retail Trade: $463,591
  • Professional and Technical Services: $365,260
  • Healthcare: $1,022,520
  • Banking: $209,852
  • Retail Trade: $463,591
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $288,131
  • Manufacturing: $706,083
  • Farms: $11,216
  • Government: $907,293
Employed (2000): 100,924
Unemployed (2000): 5,041
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.6%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $33,347
Local Government Employment (2007): 8,880
Local Government Revenue (2007): $538,641 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $363,705 (thou. dol.)

Buncombe County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 2,863
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.6
Deaths (2007): 2,301
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.1
Infant Deaths (2007): 13
  • Per 1,000 population: 4.5

Buncombe County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 815
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 7
  • Forcible rape: 59
  • Robbery: 308
  • Aggravated Assault: 441
Property Crimes (2008): 7,038
  • Burglary: 1,869
  • Larceny-Theft: 4,520
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 649

Buncombe County Genealogy Records