Online Record Search

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Free public online searches for land records, miscellaneous documents, and vital records indexes recorded in Forsyth County.

This website is an easy convenient way to search real estate title work, vital records indexes, family genealogy and historical events. While documents were not officially recorded in Forsyth County until 1913, there are some instruments that were recorded in 1849 when the county was formed. Actual images of recorded real estate documents are available to view. There are no images of birth, death, or marriage records online, only indexes.

Other valued sources for historical research in Forsyth County are The North Carolina Room in the Forsyth County Central Library and the Old Salem National Historic Landmark District.

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Historical Facts about Forsyth County Records:
1849- 1904 Early records were copied by hand
1904 - 1929 Documents were typed until photocopy equipment arrived
1954 - Microfilming introduced
1962 - Birth, Death, Marriage records were integrated into the system
1965 - Started using computerized indexes

Technical support is provided by Business Information Services (BIS) If there is a problem accessing the website, call 866-670-9085 or the Register of Deeds office at 336-703-2700.

The Forsyth County Register of Deeds Online Record Search services is hosted by a third party vendor, Business Information Services, BIS. If there is a problem accessing the online website, call the BIS support line at (866-604-3680).

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