Orange County People Search

Search for Orange 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.

Carrboro Town Clerk Carrboro NC 301 West Main Street 27510 919-918-7309

Hillsborough Town Clerk Hillsborough NC 101 East Orange Street 27278 919-732-1270

Orange County Clerk Chapel Hill NC 179 East Franklin Street 27514 919-967-4523

Orange County Clerk Hillsborough NC PO Box 8181 27278 919-245-2130


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.

Carrboro Police Department Carrboro NC 100 North Greensboro Street 27510 919-918-7397

Chapel Hill Police Department Chapel Hill NC 828 Martin luther King Junior Boulevard 27514 919-968-2760

Hillsborough Police Department Hillsborough NC 127 North Churton Street 27278 919-732-9381


Historical Societies preserve documents that have historic value. They may be organized around a certain area, a particular group of people, or a particular historical event. Historical Societies may keep a range of documents on individuals, including vital records, letters, photographs, and other historical documents. These records can be an important part of a people search, particularly when performing genealogical research. Historical Societies may provide online access to some of their records.

Chapel Hill Historical Society Chapel Hill NC 100 Library Drive 27514 919-929-1793


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.

Orange County Alternate Court I Hillsborough NC 104 East King Street 27278 919-967-4523

Orange County Alternate Court II Hillsborough NC 112 North Churton Street 27278 919-245-2210

Orange County Court Hillsborough NC 106 East Margaret Lane 27278 919-644-4500

Orange District Court Chapel Hill NC 179 East Franklin Street 27514 919-664-4646


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.

Orange County Assessor's Office Hillsborough NC PO Box 8181 27278 919-245-2109


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.

Orange County Land Records Archive Hillsborough NC 228 South Churton Street 27278 919-245-2500


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.

Orange County Marriage License Hillsborough NC 228 South Churton Street 27278 919-245-2675


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.

Orange County Sheriff's Office Hillsborough NC 144 East Margaret Lane 27278 919-644-3050