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Schedule/Online Services

Post Date:03/23/2020 9:59 AM

We are here to serve you Wilson County.

Wilson County Government is committed to your safety and well-being and we are committed to serving our citizens. There is much uncertainty in the weeks ahead with the current COVID-19 virus.  Our departments are using a combination of online, appointments, social distancing, mail, fax and email to serve you.  We encourage you to call any of our departments to make sure there is any need to physically make a visit.  

All County Departments:

If you have been experiencing a cough, fever or feeling unwell you should NOT visit.  You should stay home.  

Open.  We are serving the public through a variety of options: Online, appointments, social distancing, mail, fax, email (see below). 

Development Services

Please use our ONLINE process, to save yourself a trip.  This includes permits, faxing, emailing and processing payments.  Email us at or call us at 252-399-2847.

Health Department

Call ahead if you have questions about an appointment or visit, feel unwell, or need to reschedule.  Call 252-237-3141

Public Library

Try our online resources: Library Online       Buildings are closed to the public, but curbside pickup is available 9:00-6:00 Mon-Sat at the Main Library and 10:00-6:00 Mon-Fri at the Black Creek, Elm City, and Lucama branches. Here's how it works:

1) Place items on hold via the online catalog or phone call (Don’t know exactly what you want? Give us some hints and we’ll pull some great suggestions for you!)

2) Once you receive notification that your items are ready for pickup, come to the library and park in one of the designated spaces.

3) Call the library to let us know you are ready for pickup (have your library card number ready to confirm identity) and we’ll bring the items out to your car!

Library phone numbers:
Main Library: 252-237-5355
Black Creek Library: 252-237-3715
Elm City Library: 252-236-4269
Lucama Library: 252-239-0046

Register of Deeds

Using Appointments and Online Options:

Record Real Estate Documents  At this time, we highly encourage electronic recording of all documents.  Anyone who wishes to record documents in person must call the office for an appointment.  Those who mail in documents or eRecord will not see any change in operations.  If you are new to eRecording, Wilson County accepts documents from Simplifile, CSC, and EPN.

 Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates.  Throughout the declared State of Emergency, all certified copies of birth, death and marriage certificates will be available for purchase online or by mail only.  To purchase a certificate online go to:, under departments click on Register of  Deeds,  select Vital Records, online request.

 Marriage Licenses and Notary Oaths

Throughout the State of Emergency, marriage license and Notary Oaths will be available by appointment only.  Please call the office at 252-399-2935 to make an appointment.

Senior Center

All regular programming and group events are cancelled.  The exercise room is closed.  Call us if you have questions  252-399-4059

Social Services

Try ONLINE SERVICES.   Check with your social worker or case worker @ 252-206-4000 to see if there is a need to visit the facility.  Social distancing requirements are in place.

Tax Department

Practicing social distancing.  We are only doing exterior evaluations and delaying interior evaluations.  Call ahead at 252-399-2900 if questions.  

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