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Burke County, NC Public Records

Superior Court
PO Box 796
Morganton, NC 28680 www.nccourts.org/County/Burke/Def...
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 828-433-3200
F: 828-433-3201
Couriers: 201 S Green St
Morganton, NC 28655
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Over $25,000
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed cases, juvenile, sex offenders, mental or expunged records released
Direct connection to court reports: 828-297-6358 or 828-855-0876. Search civil and criminal court calendars at www1.aoc.state.nc.us/www/calendars.html.
District Court
PO Box 796
Morganton, NC 28680 www.nccourts.org/County/Burke/Def...
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 828-433-3200
F: 828-433-3201
Couriers: 201 S Green St
Morganton, NC 28655
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Under $25,000, Probate, Family, Juvenile,
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed cases, juvenile, sex offenders, mental or expunged records released
Direct connection to court reports: 828-297-6358 or 828-855-0876. Search civil and criminal court calendars at www1.aoc.state.nc.us/www/calendars.html.
District Court - Magistrate Office
PO Box 796
Morganton, NC 28680 www.nccourts.org/County/Burke/Def...
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 828-433-3219
F: 828-433-3220
Couriers: 201 S Green St
Morganton, NC 28655
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.

Burke County, NC Vital Records

Contact the Burke 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.

Burke County
Register of Deeds
201 S Green St
Morganton, NC 28680 www.burkenc.org/departments/regis...
8AM-5PM EST
Phone: 828-764-9340
Fax: 828-438-5463
Recorded Documents

Burke County Vital Certificates

Burke 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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Burke County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 506.72 sq mi
Population (2009): 89,548
  • Females: 49.9%
  • White: 88.2%
  • Black/African American: 6.5%
  • Asian: 3.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 5.6%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 83.1%
Population Change (2000-2009): 395
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 4.8%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 8.1%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 15.5%
High School Graduates (2000): 67.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 12.8%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.48
Housing Units (2000): 37,427
Homeownership Rate (2000): 74.1%
Migration Flow to Burke County, NC from (2007-2008):

Burke County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,564,113
  • Construction: $61,513
  • Retail Trade: $91,633
  • Professional and Technical Services: $56,753
  • Healthcare: $217,775
  • Banking: $31,298
  • Retail Trade: $91,633
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $33,402
  • Manufacturing: $436,471
  • Farms: $23,301
  • Government: $369,331
Employed (2000): 43,194
Unemployed (2000): 1,889
Unemployment Rate (2009): 14.5%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $27,595
Local Government Employment (2007): 3,684
Local Government Revenue (2007): $208,298 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $58,453 (thou. dol.)

Burke County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,014
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.4
Deaths (2007): 833
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.4
Infant Deaths (2007): 6
  • Per 1,000 population: 5.9

Burke County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 176
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 4
  • Forcible rape: 11
  • Robbery: 36
  • Aggravated Assault: 125
Property Crimes (2008): 2,143
  • Burglary: 819
  • Larceny-Theft: 1,184
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 140

Burke County Genealogy Records