We would like to welcome you to the Gates County Register of Deeds Web Page.
This office provides many services to all walks of life, whether the professional community or the general public
All documents pertaining to land transactions are recorded and maintained in this office. This office
also issues marriage licenses, administers notary oaths, retains military discharges, cemetery records,
plats, genealogy information, as well as other useful information.
Gates County was formed in 1779 from Perquimans County, Chowan County, and Hertford County. Part of the
Drum Hill area was once part of the State of Virginia. The City of Suffolk would have records for
Nansemond COunty, Virginia.
We are committed to the proper enforcement of NC General Statutes governing our office and in providing prompt
and professional service to all whom use this office. We strive to serve you with professionalism and
compassion realizing this may be your first experience dealing with this office. Whether you are searching your
"roots", looking up property, acquiring a marriage license, or getting a certified copy of a vital record, we are
here to serve you promptly and courteously.
|Register of Deeds|
|Office Hours:||9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - excluding holidays|
|Mailing Address:||PO Box 471|
202 Court Street
Gatesville, NC 27938