Wake County Death Records Search (North Carolina)

Perform a free Wake County, NC public death records search, including death certificates, death indexes, deceased records, death registers & registries, obituaries, and death notices.


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Wake County Cemetery List https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi Search Wake County cemetery database for burial records of various cemeteries.

Wake County Death Certificates & Records http://www.wakegov.com/rod/vitalrecords/Pages/death.aspx Find Wake County, North Carolina death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Wake County Register of Deeds Website http://rod.wakegov.com/index.aspx View Wake County Register of Deeds webpage for links to search real estate records and apply for marriage license.

Wake Forest Town Government Burial Records http://wake.forest.wake.nc.govern.com/ Search Wake Forest Town Government burial records database by first and last name, interment year, veteran status and cemetery.

Find Wake County Death Records

Wake County Death Records are documents relating to an individual's death in Wake County, North Carolina. These can include Wake County death certificates, local and North Carolina State death registries, and the National Death Index. Death Records are kept by Vital Records Offices or Wake County Clerk's Offices, which may be run by the state or at the local level.

Learn about Death Records, including:
  • How to search online for Death Records
  • Where to get certified death certificates in Wake County, NC
  • How to get copies of Death Records
  • What information is part of the death index
  • What genealogists use Wake County vital records for