Dukes County Registry of Deeds

Located in the County Courthouse in Edgartown

All records at the Registry are available in printed form dating back to the 1600’s.
Serving the towns of Aquinnah, Chilmark, Edgartown, Gosnold, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury and West Tisbury
Located in the County Courthouse in Edgartown

Obtain a Deed

A certified copy of your deed may be obtained from the Registry of Deeds


A major revision to Massachusetts Homestead Law took effect in 2011

Unindexed Books

Access Recorded Land Books not on the Mass Land Records site

Town Assessor's Database

View each Town Assessor’s information online

Consumer Notification Service

Receive a notification when a document is recorded

Sales Map

Use our interactive map to see what’s selling in Dukes County

Paulo C. DeOliveira

Paulo C. DeOliveira

Register of Deeds, Dukes County


Thank you for visiting the Dukes County Registry of Deeds website. You can find everything you need to know about the requirements for preparing, filing and researching deeds and other registry documents here. Our site offers a wide range of information and features that we hope you will find useful.

Thank you,

Paulo C. DeOliveira
Register of Deeds, Dukes County

Courthouse Closure

The Edgartown Courthouse will be temporarily closed for disinfecting, due to reopen Wednesday, November 2nd. Personnel at the court have tested positive for COVID. The Registry of Deeds will process all e-recordings submitted Monday and Tuesday as planned. If you have...

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Dukes County Real Estate Activity in September 2022

REAL ESTATE ACTIVITY IN SEPTEMBER 2022 AS COMPARED TO THE SAME PERIOD IN 2021 All figures are based on sales and mortgages over $10,000.00. 2021 total # of docs recorded: 969 2022 total # of docs recorded: 721 25.59% decrease 2021 sales volume: 58 2022 sales volume:...

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