Information about obtaining Vital Records
Vital Records may be obtained in Jones County from:
The Registrar of Deeds
P.O. Box 189
Trenton, NC 28585
Telephone (252) 448-2551
Jones County Register of Deeds
Certified certificates cost $10.00 and may only be gotten by a very close
Photo copies are .25.
In case you are not aware, the cost of obtaining records through the NC
Archives is VERY expensive for out of state researchers!
It is incredibly less to obtain copies through local counties....some
counties only charge 25 or 50-cents for a copy!!
BUT, if you are out of state and contact NC Archives, you MUST INCLUDE an
$20 fee and this is for ONE question about ONE person, or ONE record! This
usually will cover the cost of the copy, as well.....BUT, it's awfully
steep! (And no, if they do not find anything, they do NOT return your
This link goes direct to NC Archives
mail query policy...
For those who may not be aware.....if you are IN state in NC, you CAN
query NC Archives via email (but ONLY for IN-state residents!).
You must provide your *snail mail* address.....and NC Archives will respond
to you via that.
You can only ask ONE question per email, however. But there is no limit on
the number of emails.
The following information also comes from the above url under "general
Requests from North Carolina residents may also be sent by Fax: (919)
733-1354 or e-mail:
Responses will be by U. S. Mail. The
Archives currently cannot respond to
out-of-state requests received by fax or e-mail
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