Contact Information

  • Donna Hicks Spencer, Register of Deeds
  • (828) 465-1573
  • Contact via email
  • Main Location:100 Government DriveDepartment C Newton, NC 28658
  • (view all county locations)

Real Estate

All filed real estate documents are of public record and available for public viewing at our office between 7:30am and 5:30pm, Monday – Friday, excepts holidays, with recording on the same days 8am to 5:00pm.

Our real estate records date back to 1841 when our county was established to our current date and time of recording; these indexes and images are available online with us continuing to preserve and fill in the gaps as time allows.

All documents recorded in Catawba County Register of Deeds office are scanned within two days of recording.

  • Each Deed is required to have the current mailing address of the Grantee before it can be recorded.
  • Each map or real estate instrument is required to have the name and address of the person to whom it is begin returned to.
  • Each document(s) being requested to go in the outgoing mail is required to have a self-addressed stamped envelope being of the correct size for the document(s) to be returned.