Buncombe County People Search

Search for Buncombe County NC people. A people search can help you locate people, find family members, check criminal history, criminal records, perform genealogical research, find birth records, death records, proof of identity, divorce records, marriage records, historical records, locate ancestors, property ownership records, and more.


Clerk Offices maintain important documents for their jurisdiction, usually at the county or local level. These records include a number of important sources for locating people and gaining information about a subject. Vital records, for example, provide information on a person's birth, marriage, divorce, and death, as well as any children. Clerks may also keep records on taxes, property assessments, estates and wills, and even voter registration and election results. When performing a people search, a Clerk Office website is an important resource.

Asheville City Clerk Asheville NC 70 Court Plaza 28801 828-259-5601

Buncombe County Clerk Asheville NC 200 College Street 28801 828-250-4105

Madison County Clerk Asheville NC 501 BB&T Building 28801 828-253-3661


Police Departments are law enforcement agencies charged with maintaining order in society. They also keep several records on individuals who have interacted with the police, including criminal records such as arrests, warrants, convictions, and incarcerations. These records provide information that can be important when performing a people search, particularly as part of a criminal background check. Police Department records list someone's criminal history, and they can also be used to locate a person who has moved frequently. Police Departments may provide online access to their records.

Asheville Police Department Asheville NC 100 Court Plaza 28801 828-252-1110

Black Mountain Police Department Black Mountain NC 106 Montreat Road 28711 828-669-6437

Weaverville Police Department Weaverville NC 30 South Main Street 28787 828-645-5700


Social Security Offices are local branches of the federal Social Security Administration. These offices issue Social Security cards, estimate retirement benefit payments, help people determine their eligibility for benefits, and process applications for retirement benefits and SSI benefits. These records contain important information for conducting a people search, including details on an individual's work history, their government benefits, and survivor benefits. Social Security Offices may provide online access to some of their records.

Asheville Social Security Office Asheville NC 800 Centre Park Drive 28805 866-572-8361


Assessors determine the value of taxable property within their jurisdiction, often at the county or local level, in order to assess property taxes owed by the property's owners. As part of this responsibility, the Assessor Office maintains a range of documents on individuals, such as records of the property they own, the property taxes they owe, and any history of foreclosures, tax liens, or violations. These records can be useful for understanding a person's property ownership history, and they can typically be accessed on the Assessor Office website.

Buncombe County Assessor's Office Asheville NC 35 Woodfin Street 28801 828-250-4958


Archives preserve documents that are historically significant. These records can include a number of documents that can be useful when performing a people search, including birth certificates, death certificates, financial records, photographs, historical maps, and sometimes even letters or other personal documents. These records can be useful when performing a people search as part of genealogical research, as some Archives keep documents that date back to before the founding of the United States. Archives may provide online access to their records.

Buncombe County Central Records Archive Asheville NC 32 Valley Street 28801 828-250-5445

Buncombe County Land Records Archive Asheville NC 35 Woodfin Street 28801 828-250-4970

North Carolina Cultural Resources Archive Asheville NC 1 Village Lane 28803 828-274-6789

North Carolina State Government Archive Asheville NC 52 North Market Street 28801 828-253-8304


Courts act to resolve legal disputes as part of their judicial function. They also maintain a number of records on individuals, including criminal records such as any arrests, trials, convictions, and court sentences. These can range from serious criminal felonies to traffic court violations. Court records provide a range of information that can be important for performing a people search, such as civil cases like divorce and adoption, as well as a person's criminal history, which can be important for a background check. Courts operate at the federal, state, and local level, and they may provide access to their records online.

Buncombe County Court Asheville NC 60 Court Plaza 28801 828-259-3402

Buncombe District Court Asheville NC 60 Court Plaza 28801 828-232-2605


Marriage License Offices issue marriage certificates and maintain records on marriage for a county or local government. These documents include information on the couple's marriage, such as names, dates of birth, names of parents, and the date and location of the wedding. Marriage records can be an important part of a people search, particularly when searching for people who may have changed their names, and they are also useful for genealogical research. Marriage License Offices may provide online access to their marriage licenses as well as marriage license applications.

Buncombe County Marriage License Asheville NC 60 Court Plaza 28801 828-250-4300


Sheriff Departments are law enforcement agencies responsible for maintaining order, typically for a county or local jurisdiction. They also keep multiple records on individuals who have a criminal history, including arrest records, warrants, criminal and civil convictions, and incarcerations. These records provide important information for a people search, particularly when performing a criminal background check. The records at the Sheriff Department list someone's criminal history, and they can also be used to locate someone who moves frequently. Sheriff Departments may provide online access to their records.

Buncombe County Sheriff's Office Asheville NC 202 Haywood Street 28801 828-255-5555