Find Avery County, North Carolina clerk offices, including county, city, and circuit clerks, and clerks of court. Clerks provide information on public court records and legal documents, criminal, jail, and arrest records, marriage licenses, divorce, judicial, and probate records, businesses liens, notary services, real estate taxes and voter registration services.
There are 2 Clerk Offices in Avery County, North Carolina, serving a population of 17,535 people in an area of 248 square miles. There is 1 Clerk Office per 8,767 people, and 1 Clerk Office per 123 square miles.
In North Carolina, Avery County is ranked 6th of 100 counties in Clerk Offices per capita, and 7th in Clerk Offices per square mile.
Clerks Offices in Avery County, NC are responsible for maintaining public records for the county. The Clerk's office provides public access to records in accordance with local government regulations and laws. The Avery County Office also provides support for the local elections process. The duties and responsibilities of the Clerk is regulated through North Carolina state, Avery County, and local government statutes, ordinances, charters and regulations.Residents may contact the Office of the Clerk for questions about:
Avery County Clerks keep a variety of public record including vital records and certificates including birth records, death records, marriage records, and divorce records. Clerks maintain Avery County property and land records including mortgages, deeds, titles, tax liens, court judgments, maps, floor plans, blueprints, variances, probate and estate records.
The Office of the Clerk manages Avery County public records and documents and may provide copies of public records upon request and fee remittance.Permits & Licenses
A wide variety of Avery County permits, and licenses are available at the Clerk's Office, including: hunting and fishing licenses, vendor permits, liquor licenses, parking permits, and special events permits. The Office may also provide professional services, including business licensing, permits, name registration and notary services.Avery County Marriage Licenses & Applications
Clerks provide marriage certificates, marriage license applications and records. The Office also provides information on the process and requirements for couples planning to get married. Avery County Clerks Offices provide certified copies of marriage certificates upon request.Voter Registration & Elections
The Office of Avery County Clerks provide assistance to local elections, helping with voter registration, candidate filings, voter petitions, and swearing elected officials into public office.Public Meeting Minutes
Clerks are responsible for posting public notices, government meeting records, agendas, and minutes in accordance with local Avery County ordinances, regulations and North Carolina state law.