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Watauga County, NC Public Records

Superior Court
842 W King St
Courthouse #13
Boone, NC 28607-3525 http://www.nccourts.org/County/Wataug
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 828-268-6600
F: 828-268-6601
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Over $25,000
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed, juvenile, sex offenders, mental, expunged or dismissed records released
Search civil and criminal court calendars at www1.aoc.state.nc.us/www/calendars.html.
District Court
842 W King St
Courthouse #13
Boone, NC 28607-3525 http://www.nccourts.org/County/Wataug
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 828-268-6600
F: 828-268-6601
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Under $25,000, Probate, Family, Juvenile,
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed, juvenile, sex offenders, mental, expunged or dismissed records released
Search civil and criminal court calendars at http://www1.aoc.state.nc.us/www/calendars.html.
District Court - Magistrate Office - Open Cases Only
133 North Water St, Ste 26
Courthouse Annex
Boone, NC 28607 http://www.nccourts.org/County/Wataug
Hours: 9AM-6PM EST
P: 828-268-6619
F: 828-268-6620
Jurisdiction: Small Claims, Evictions, Minor Matters
Magistrate records are not kept by the Magistrate. Requesters must contact the District Court Clerk where are records are maintained. Call 828-268-6600.

Watauga County, NC Vital Records

Contact the Watauga 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.

Watauga County
Register of Deeds
842 W King St, Rm 119
Boone, NC 28607 http://www.wataugacounty.org/App_Page
8AM-5PM EST
Phone: 828-265-8052
Fax: 828-265-7632
Recorded Documents

Watauga County Vital Certificates

Watauga 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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Watauga County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 312.51 sq mi
Population (2009): 45,479
  • Females: 50.1%
  • White: 95.8%
  • Black/African American: 2.1%
  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 93.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): 2,776
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.9%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 18.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 81.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 33.2%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.26
Housing Units (2000): 23,155
Homeownership Rate (2000): 62.9%
Migration Flow to Watauga County, NC from (2007-2008):

Watauga County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $992,356
  • Construction: $83,622
  • Retail Trade: $95,020
  • Professional and Technical Services: $43,640
  • Healthcare: $152,979
  • Banking: $29,421
  • Retail Trade: $95,020
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $73,907
  • Manufacturing: $52,658
  • Farms: $4,430
  • Government: $278,383
Employed (2000): 21,349
Unemployed (2000): 1,909
Unemployment Rate (2009): 7.5%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $30,568
Local Government Employment (2007): 0
Local Government Revenue (2007): $93,290 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $39,285 (thou. dol.)

Watauga County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 405
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.1
Deaths (2007): 278
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.2
Infant Deaths (2007): 6
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.8

Watauga County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 53
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 6
  • Robbery: 10
  • Aggravated Assault: 35
Property Crimes (2008): 1,139
  • Burglary: 275
  • Larceny-Theft: 825
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 39

Watauga County Genealogy Records

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