The mission of the Lincoln County Registry of Deeds is to record all documents promptly and efficiently, preserving them for the future; to provide reliable access to these records, assisting the public in research efforts; and to serve with professionalism.
DO YOU KNOW US?
The Registry of Deeds is the County office which records various documents – deeds, mortgages, discharges, divorces, court records, affidavits, liens, survey plans and any documents that pertain to property. The Registrar is elected for a four year term, appoints a Deputy and is assisted by a staff of full and part-time clerks.
THE RECORDING PROCESS
Upon arrival at our office, each document is examined to ensure that it meets recording mandates and is accompanied by the correct fees. It is then forwarded to computer stations where all pertinent data is entered.
provides a complete recording, indexing, imaging and accounting solution for
Documents are proofread daily, scanned to create images then printed into books for shelving in the Book Room. The originals are compared to the book for accuracy and clarity. In the final step they are returned to the recording party.
Access to the Registry is available at www.lincolncomeregofdeeds.com. The
Internet service is a continuation of our commitment to provide high quality service to all customers. Access to indices on the web is free. However, if you want to view or print images, registration is required in order to receive a User ID and Password. Visit our
“Get Connected” page for sign-up information.
ONGOING AND COMPLETED PROJECTS
Our entire plan index is computerized and the land record index is computerized back to 1954. Large volumes are being re-created into compact books. Back-scaning of recent volumes continues to provide additional images in the computer, and we are preparing to computerize indices prior to 1954.
VISITORS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME
located in the historic Lincoln County Court House built in 1824. Of Georgian architecture, it is the oldest
The building was enlarged in 1950 and again in 1972, but the additions were done in a manner that retains the architecture and character of the original building.
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
(207) 882-7431 ----- (207) 882-7515
Access to the Registry is available via the Internet at: