Register of Deeds


Register of Deeds office is now providing 2 new services for the citizens of Rutherford county. 

Property Check is an alert system that will notify when documents are recorded in the office.
See flyer below for details.

Vital Director by Permitium is an online vital records request system that will allow the use of a credit or debit card.  See press release below for details.

We are proud to serve the citizens of Rutherford County and strive to provide prompt and professional service.  Take time and browse our website for information that may be helpful to you and feel free to contact our office with any questions you may have regarding our services and the records we keep.

The Rutherford County Register of Deeds maintains all real estate records recorded in this office dating back as early as the 1700's.  These documents are public record and range from real estate conveyances, deeds of trust, cancellations of deeds of trust, assumed names, powers of attorney, road maintenance agreements, plats, separation agreements and more.

Welcome to the  Register of Deeds Index Search link and you may now search for your records on-line.  Employees click here

Click here for: Property Check flyer
Use the link provided to get started - http://cottweb.rutherfordcountync.gov/External/Sentry/Home.aspx


Click here for: Vital Director by Permitium press release
 
Use the link provided to get started - https://rutherfordrod.permitium.com/

SEE LINK BELOW FOR INFORMATION REGARDING PUBLIC ACCESS FOR THE REGISTER OF DEEDS OFFICE - MARCH 19, 2020
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Notice of eRecording Process
- Beginning in Register of Deeds Office April 24, 2018
For more information use the link provided - simplifile.com

Notice of Microfilm Process Beginning in Register of Deeds Office January 1, 2017


Director: Rachel Thomas (email)
229 North Main Street
Post Office Box 551
Rutherfordton NC 28139

Phone:
     828-287-6155 
Record room: 828-287-6195


Office Hours: 8:30-5:00 Monday - Friday
Except when closed for holidays

The Register of Deeds office accepts CASH OR CHECK ONLY FOR PAYMENT