Gates County North Carolina Marriage Records

Search For Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Gates County Marriage & Divorce Records Offices
Gates County ClerkPO Box 148GatesvilleNC27938252-357-1391
Gates County Marriage License202 Court StreetGatesvilleNC27938252-357-2411
Gatesville Town Hall127 Main StreetGatesvilleNC27938252-357-1001
Gates County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Gates County Divorce Certificates
Gates County History and Genealogy Website
Gates County Marriage Certificates & Records
Gates County Register of Deeds County Records
Gates County Register of Deeds Land Records
Gates County Register of Deeds Marriage Records
Gates County Register of Deeds Office Website
Gates County Register of Deeds Vital Records
Married Couples2,409 (54.3%)
Unmarried Couples88 (0.8%)
Never Married Men1,562 (33.5%)
Never Married Women1,354 (27.1%)
Separated Men56 (1.2%)
Separated Women97 (1.9%)
Widowed Men89 (1.9%)
Widowed Women513 (10.3%)
Divorced Men478 (10.2%)
Divorced Women528 (10.6%)

How to Search Free Marriage Records in Gates County North Carolina

If you want to find out some information about someone, it’s possible to turn to the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation for access to marriage and divorce records. They keep a record of all marriage and divorce certificates in the state. A copy can be requested from the office of the registrar of records. The only thing needed is a name and the state where the marriage took place. There’s no fee for this service. However, you will need to fill out a request form and pay a modest fee to get the information.

If you have reason to believe that someone may not be what they appear to be, you can request an image of the marriage records. A certified copy of the original and an authorized photocopy of the records, certified by the proper authority, can be ordered through the same office. Both types are valid. However, you will have to pay an additional fee. To retrieve more information, the fee is nominal.

A person can obtain records through mail or fax, but this will cost money. There is another way. You can obtain these records online from the appropriate website. This option is often less expensive than traditional methods of retrieving the information.

If you don’t know whether or not the person you’re searching for has ever been married, you can perform a record search using a location locator. This will help you narrow down your search to the county in which the person was born. For example, if you know that someone has lived in the state for a few years, you can use a location locator to check whether they were born in Gates County, North Carolina. That will give you more information to work with.

Another thing that you’ll want to consider is how to find records. Traditionally, people relied on newspapers to get their information. This proved problematic for a couple of reasons. For one thing, marriage records were only printed in the local newspaper. Secondly, it was difficult to find records from out of state, especially when they were published after they happened. These days, there are several web sites that publish these documents across the country.

When you start your search, be prepared to spend some time looking at various web sites. You want to make sure that the one you choose provides you with accurate information. Also, try to find one that offers you a money back guarantee. If a site doesn’t offer this, keep looking elsewhere.