Dare County Vital Records (North Carolina)

Dare County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Dare County, NC. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Dare County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Dare County birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for Dare County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Dare County Clerk Manteo NC PO Box 1000 27954 252-475-5700


Dare County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Dare County, NC. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Dare County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Dare County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Buxton Health Department Buxton NC 47017 Buxton Back Road 27953 252-995-4404

Dare County Health Department Manteo NC 954 Marshall C Collins Drive 27954 252-475-5820

Dare County Health Department Manteo NC 109 Exeter Street 27954 252-475-5003

Dare County Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in Dare County, NC. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses, which are public Dare County vital records. Dare County Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Dare County Marriage License Manteo NC Dare County Justice Center, 1St Floor, 962 Marshall C. Collins Dr. 27954 252-475-5970


Dare County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Dare County, NC. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Dare County vital records. You can find Dare County birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Manteo Town Hall Manteo NC 407 BUDLEIGH St 27954 252-473-2133

Nags Head Town Hall Nags Head NC 5401 South Croatan Highway 27959 252-441-5508

Southern Shores Town Hall Southern Shores NC 6 Skyline Road 27949 252-261-2394