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Massachusetts Registry of Deeds.

Location, Location, Location!

 
 
  • Organized by county, this is a statewide directory to the Registry of Deeds in Massachusetts.
  • Listed in alphabetical order, by county, is a list of locations, hours, telephone, fax and website addresses for each Massachusetts registry.
  • "Land and property matters in Massachusetts are filed within the county where the property is located."
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Massachusetts County Registry of Deeds

Barnstable

Established 2 June 1685 from Plymouth County

Registry of Deeds

3195 Main Street
PO Box 368
Barnstable, MA 02630
(508) 362-7733
(508) 362-5065 (FAX)
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 8AM - 4PM

Berkshire

Established 21 April 1761 from Hampshire County

Register of Deeds (Northern District)


65 Park Street
Adams, MA 01220
(413) 743-0035
(413) 743-1003 (FAX)
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:00PM

The Northern District includes the towns of Adams, Cheshire, Clarksburg, Florida, Hancock, Lanesboro, New Ashford, North Adams, Savoy, Williamstown and Windsor.

Register of Deeds (Middle District)

44 Bank Row
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 443-7438
(413) 448-6025 (FAX) 
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:00PM

The Middle District includes the towns of Becket, Dalton, Hinsdale, Lee, Lenox, Otis, Peru, Pittsfield, Richmond, Stockbridge, Tyringham and Washington.

Register of Deeds (Southern District)

334 Main Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 528-0146
(413) 528-6878 (FAX) 
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:00PM

The Southern District includes the towns of Alford, Egremont, Great Barrington, Monterey, Mount Washington, New Marlborough, Sandisfield, Sheffield and West Stockbridge.

Bristol

Established 2 June 1685 from Plymouth County

Registry of Deeds (Northern District)

11 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 822-0502
(508) 880-4975 (FAX) 
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 4:00PM

The Northern District includes the towns of Attleboro, Berkley, Dighton, Easton, Mansfield, North Attleboro, Norton, Raynham, Rehoboth, Seekonk and Taunton.

Registry of Deeds (Southern District)

25 North 6th Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 993-2605
(508) 997-4250 (FAX)
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 4:00PM

The Southern District includes the towns of Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, New Bedford and Westport.

Registry of Deeds (Fall River District)

441 North Main Street
Fall River, MA 02720
(508) 673-1651
(508) 673-7633 (FAX) 
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 4:00PM

The Fall River District includes the towns of Fall River, Freetown, Somerset and Swansea.

Dukes

Established 1 November 1683 by New York and 22 June 1695 by Massachusetts

Registry of Deeds

81 Main Street
PO Box 5231
Edgartown, MA 02539
(508) 627-4025
(508) 627-7821 (FAX)
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:30PM

Essex

Established 10 May 1643

Registry of Deeds (Southern District)

Shetland Park
45 Congress St.
Suite 4100
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 542-1700
(978) 744-7679 (FAX) 
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 8AM - 4PM

The Southern District includes the towns of Amesbury, Beverly, Boxford, Danvers, Essex, Georgetown, Gloucester, Groveland, Hamilton, Haverhill, Ipswich, Lynn, Lynnfield, Manchester, Marblehead, Merrimac, Middleton, Nahant, Newbury, Newburyport, Peabody, Rockport, Rowley, Salem, Salisbury, Saugus, Swampscott, Topsfield, Wenham, and West Newbury.

Registry of Deeds (Northern District)

1 Union St.
Suite 402
Lawrence, MA 01840
(978) 557-1900  
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 8AM - 4PM

The Northern District includes the towns of Andover, Lawrence, Methuen and North Andover.

Franklin

Established 24 June 1811 from Hampshire County

Franklin Regional Council of Governments

Registry of Deeds

425 Main Street
P.O. Box 1495
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 772-0239
(413) 774-7150 (FAX)
Hours: Monday - Friday 9AM - 3PM

Hampden

Established 25 February 1812 from Hampshire County

Hall of Justice

Registry of Deeds

50 State Street
Springfield, MA 01103
(413) 755-1722
(413) 731-8190 (FAX)
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 9AM - 4PM

Hampshire

Established 1 May 1662 from Middlesex County

Registry of Deeds

33 King Street
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 584-3637
(413) 584-4136 (FAX)
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4PM

Middlesex

Established 10 May 1643

Registry of Deeds (Southern District)

208 Cambridge Street
East Cambridge, MA 02141
(617) 679-6300
(617) 577-1289 (FAX)
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 8AM - 3:45PM


The Southern District includes the towns of Acton, Arlington, Ashby, Ashland, Ayer, Bedford, Belmont, Boxborough, Burlington, Cambridge, Concord, Everett, Framingham, Groton, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Malden, Marlboro, Maynard, Medford, Melrose, Natick, Newton, North Reading, Pepperell, Reading, Sherborn, Shirley, Somerville, Stoneham, Stow, Sudbury, Townsend, Wakefield, Waltham, Watertown, Wayland, Weston, Winchester and Woburn.

Registry of Deeds (Northern District) 

360 Gorham Street
Lowell, MA 01854
(978) 322-9000
(978) 322-9001 (FAX)
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:15PM

The Northern District includes the towns of Billerica, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Dracut, Dunstable, Lowell, Tewksbury, Tyngsborough, Westford and Wilmington.

Nantucket

Established 22 June 1695 from Dukes County

Registry of Deeds

Town and County Building
16 Broad Street
Nantucket, MA 02554
(508) 228-7250
(508) 325-5331
Hours: Monday - Friday 8AM - 4PM

Norfolk

Original county established 10 May 1643 - disbanded 4 February 1680. Current county established 26 March 1793 from Suffolk County.

Registry of Deeds

649 High Street
PO Box 69
Dedham, MA 02026-0069
(781) 461-6122
(781) 326-4742 (FAX)
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 9AM - 4PM

Plymouth

Established 2 June 1685 from Plymouth Colony.

Registry of Deeds

50 Obery Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 830-9200
(508) 830-9280 (FAX)
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4PM

Suffolk

Established 10 May 1643

Registry of Deeds

24 New Chardon Street
Boston, MA 02114-9660
(617) 788-8575
(617) 720-4163 (FAX)
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:15PM

Search online records from 1973 - 2022.

Downloadable Forms From the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds:
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Declaration of Homestead Act Information (PDF)   Declaration of Homestead - Form - Natural Owner (PDF)  Declaration of Homestead- Form - Trustee Owner (PDF)

Worcester

Established 2 April 1731 from Middlesex, Suffolk and Hampshire counties.

Registry of Deeds (Worcester District)

90 Front St.
Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 798-7717
(508) 798-0000 (FAX)
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 9AM - 4PM


The Worcester District includes the towns of Athol, Auburn, Barre, Berlin, Blackstone, Bolton, Brookfield, Charlton, Clinton, Douglas, Dudley, East Brookfield, Gardner, Grafton, Hardwick, Harvard, Holden, Hopedale, Hubbardston, Lancaster, Leicester, Mendon, Milford, Millbury, Millville, New Braintree, North Brookfield, Northboro, Northbridge, Oakham, Oxford, Paxton, Petersham, Phillipstown, Princeton, Royalston, Rutland, Shrewsbury, Southboro, Southbridge, Spencer, Sterling, Sturbridge, Sutton, Templeton, Upton, Uxbridge, Warren, Webster, Westboro, West Boylston, West Brookfield, Winchedon and Worcester. Registry of Deeds (Northern District)


166 Boulder Drive
Suite 202
Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 342-2132
Recording Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4PM
The Northern District includes the towns of Ashburnham, Fitchburg, Leominster, Lunenburg and Westminster.