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

Book Vault

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

Inclement weather closing

For the safety of our patrons and staff, our office will be closed on February 13th. Electronic recordings will be accepted in both recorded and registered land. We will resume normal business hours on Wednesday February 14, 2024.

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Dukes County Real Estate Activity in December 2023

REAL ESTATE ACTIVITY IN DECEMBER 2023 AS COMPARED TO THE SAME PERIOD IN 2022 All figures are based on sales and mortgages over $10,000.00. 2022 total # of docs recorded: 734 2023 total # of docs recorded: 566 22.89% decrease 2022 sales volume: 37 2023 sales volume: 30...

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