Jackson County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Jackson County Marriage & Divorce Records Offices
Jackson County Clerk401 Grindstaff Cove RoadSylvaNC28779828-631-2213
Jackson County Marriage License401 Grindstaff Cove RoadSylvaNC28779828-586-7530
Jackson County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Fontana Regional Library Genealogy Records - Jackson County
Jackson County Divorce Certificates
Jackson County Genealogy Records
Jackson County Marriage Certificates & Records
Jackson County Register of Deeds County Records
Statistics
Married Couples 7,048 (43.5%)
Unmarried Couples 889 (2.3%)
Never Married Men 6,948 (40.1%)
Never Married Women 6,648 (36.0%)
Separated Men 196 (1.1%)
Separated Women 479 (2.6%)
Widowed Men 746 (4.3%)
Widowed Women 1,653 (9.0%)
Divorced Men 1,626 (9.4%)
Divorced Women 2,554 (13.8%)

Where Can I Find Marriage Records?

If you need to find marriage records, in Jackson County North Carolina, one of the first places to look is the Clerk of Court’s office. The same information is maintained at courthouses throughout the state. However, it is usually easier to obtain this information online. There are several websites that offer this information for free, although some charge a small fee for processing and retrieving the information. It is also much faster to search online.

Marriage Records in Jackson County North Carolina

However, before you begin your search, you will need to have as much information as possible. These include names of those involved, date of birth, any witnesses or even where the ceremony was held. If the information is available, have them provide you with a copy of the marriage certificate or obituary. Then you can begin searching.

Marriage records are not normally available to the general public and you will need an appointment before you can proceed. This is usually done by the county, the marriage occurred in. You can call the county courthouse and ask them if they have the records you need. A clerk may be able to look them up for you or make a phone call to see if they have the information you need.

Another option is to try one of the online services that offer this information. These services do charge a fee but the information they provide is more extensive than the records that the courthouse usually maintain. They can also be more convenient since they are not restricted to where the wedding took place. Most are very large and contain all of the information you need to perform a search.

Many sites also allow you to be able to pick out certain areas that you want to search. So if you are interested in the Bell County marriage records, you can choose specific locations. You can then narrow down your search to only these locations. You will be given the information you need immediately. Some sites also let you do an even deeper search by allowing you to input additional information about the couple.

If you need to find out more detailed information about your relationship, like the names of the people and where they live, it is often possible to get this information online. Many of the sites will charge a small fee, but you will be able to view all of the records they have for that state. This is helpful if you are trying to gather other information that is more specific. It might cost more to get the records one by one, but in most cases you can save money by using a site that charges a one time fee for unlimited access to their public records.