Bertie County, North Carolina Genealogy Guide

Bertie County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on 1722 from Chowen Precinct and Albemarle County. This county was named for James or Henry Bertie, two Lords Proprietor of colonial North Carolina. Learn More About State of North Carolina History.

Bertie County is bordered by Hertford County (north), Chowan County (east), Washington County (southeast), Martin County (southwest), Halifax County (west), Northampton County (northwest).

Bertie County Cities and Towns include Askewville, Aulander, Colerain, Kelford, LewistonWoodville, Powellsville, Roxobel, Windsor, Merry Hill. A Map of Bertie County, North Carolina contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Bertie County Townships include Colerain, Indian Woods, Merry Hill, Mitchells, Roxobel, Snake Bite, Whites, Windsor, and Woodville. View a Map of Bertie County Townships.

Bertie County, North Carolina Courthouse Records

Bertie County, North Carolina Courthouse
Bertie County, NC Courthouse

The Bertie County Courthouse is located in Windsor, North Carolina. Learn More About State of North Carolina Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Bertie county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered. Also see the Bertie County Records in the North Carolina State Archives.

  • Bertie County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1913, Marriage Records from 1762, Death Records from 1913 and Land Records from 1721. The Register of Deeds holds land and vital records if they have not been transferred to the state archives in Raleigh. Land records may include deeds, grants, plats, and other miscellaneous items. houses most birth and death records and marriage licenses.
  • Bertie County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1728, Court Records from 1724 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. The County Clerk of Court holds probate records and court records if they have not been transferred to the state archives in Raleigh. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records. Court records may include apprentice bonds, bastardy bonds, and officials' or constables' bonds in addition to dockets, fee and account books, and court minutes and orders. They also have Divorce Records.
  • Bertie County Tax Assessor / Collector
  • Bertie Co. North Carolina County Health Department

Bertie County, North Carolina Census Records

Bertie County, North Carolina Vital Records

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