The mission of the Hertford County GIS, Land Records and Rural Addressing Office is to manage and maintain accurate land records and tax owner listings for the purposes of taxation of real property, as well as verifying and maintaining the rural E-911 addressing databases to provide a more efficient emergency dispatch service. 1670 Perquimans County was created as Berkeley precinct in Albemarle County.; County seat: Hertford For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website. Welcome to the website of the Perquimans County, NC local government.

In many counties, certain property records such as deeds are kept in the county courthouse or county archives instead of at the tax assessors' office. The county seat for Perquimans County is located in the County Courthouse in Hertford, which is located at PO BOX 45. Welcome to the website of the Perquimans County, NC local government.