The Macon County Register of Deeds maintains all real estate records recorded in this office dating back to early 1800’s. These documents are public record and range from real estate conveyances, deeds of trust, cancellations of deeds of trust, power of attorney’s, assumed names, separation agreements, road maintenance agreements, trusts and many more.
To search, view and print these records online, please click on “Search Deeds” from our home page. *For online searches, please note when searching by name, indexing does not start in this office until January 7, 1987. All non-indexed images start May 18, 1917 in book A-4.
Access to these public records is also available at the Register of Deeds Office at 5 West Main St. in Courthouse room 230 (located on the 2nd floor) from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
By North Carolina law, this office does not prepare nor change any documents, we are record keepers only. We are not able to assist you in the preparation of any documents. If you have legal questions about document preparation, we recommend that you contact an attorney.
Documents may be recorded with Macon County Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Recording & Fees
Please see our Recording Standards for recording format, standards and procedure.
Please see our Schedule of Fees for a complete fee schedule.
Request Record By Mail
To purchase copies of real estate records by mail, please send payment (cash, check or money order) and the completed Real Estate Records Request Form to:
Register of Deeds
Real Estate Request
5 West Main St.
Franklin, NC 28734
Certified copies of documents cost $5.00 for the first page and $2.00 for each additional page. Non-certified copies cost $0.25 per page. A stamped, self-addressed envelope can help ensure faster return.
We accept cash, personal checks, or money orders payable to Register of Deeds.