The purpose of the Registry of Deeds is to record and preserve all land records in Franklin County. The Franklin County Registry of Deeds has documents dating back to 1838 and the public has access to them all through a searchable index that contains the names of all parties related to the document.
To access and make copies of our records, the public may either visit the Registry of Deeds office in person and use our computer station, books, or registry staff or view and download the documents online using a personal computer.
Online Deed Research
The public has full access to the same records available to anyone using the computer search screens at the Registry of Deeds office.
The following are available on our research website:
Scanned Documents and Indexes from 1983 forward.
Indexes from 1838 to 1982 have been scanned into the database in their original form. You may search by name and check the original index pages.
Use the links below to access Franklin County’s research website or the websites from any other Registry of Deeds office in the State of Maine.