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Chowan County, NC Public Records

Superior Court
PO Box 588
Edenton, NC 27932 http://www.nccourts.org/County/Chowan
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 252-368-5000
F: 252-368-5001
Couriers: 101 S Broad St
Edenton, NC 27932
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 https://www.nccourts.gov/court-dates. Probate fax is same as main fax number.
District Court
PO Box 588
Edenton, NC 27932 http://www.nccourts.org/County/Chowan
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 252-368-5000
F: 252-368-5001
Couriers: 101 S Broad St
Edenton, NC 27932
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 https://www.nccourts.gov/court-dates. Probate fax is same as main fax number.
District Court - Magistrate Office - Open Cases Only
PO Box 588
Edenton, NC 27932 http://www.nccourts.org/County/Chowan
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 252-368-5019
F: 252-368-5001
Couriers: 101 S Broad St
Edenton, NC 27932
Jurisdiction: Small Claims, Evictions
Magistrate records are not kept here or searchable at this location. Requester must contact the District Court Civil Division. All records are maintained by the Clerk of Court at that location. Call 252-368-5000.

Chowan County, NC Vital Records

Contact the Chowan 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.

Chowan County
Register of Deeds
101 S Broad St
Edenton, NC 27932 http://www.chowancounty-nc.gov/index.
8AM-5PM EST
Phone: 252-482-2619
Fax: 252-482-3062
Recorded Documents

Chowan County Vital Certificates

Chowan 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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Chowan County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 172.64 sq mi
Population (2009): 14,784
  • Females: 53%
  • White: 62.7%
  • Black/African American: 36%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.3%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 60.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): 632
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.9%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.1%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 18.5%
High School Graduates (2000): 73.1%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 16.4%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.48
Housing Units (2000): 6,443
Homeownership Rate (2000): 72.2%
Migration Flow to Chowan County, NC from (2007-2008):

Chowan County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $243,784
  • Construction: $14,449
  • Retail Trade: $17,332
  • Professional and Technical Services: $8,026
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $6,681
  • Retail Trade: $17,332
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $6,446
  • Manufacturing: $32,280
  • Farms: $18,438
  • Government: $44,137
Employed (2000): 6,020
Unemployed (2000): 434
Unemployment Rate (2009): 11.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $29,610
Local Government Employment (2007): 777
Local Government Revenue (2007): $35,092 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $21,357 (thou. dol.)

Chowan County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 208
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.1
Deaths (2007): 171
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0

Chowan County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 57
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 3
  • Robbery: 12
  • Aggravated Assault: 42
Property Crimes (2008): 385
  • Burglary: 118
  • Larceny-Theft: 259
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 8

Chowan County Genealogy Records

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