An index is the system by which a document can be located after recording. The Register of Deeds office has several "time-framed" indexes available. Ask the staff for assistance if you are not familiar with the NC Minimum Indexing Standards. You may choose to use the hard copies or the computer system during your visit to the office. Indexes and images of documents from 1792 to present are on our remote access site. All subdivision plats, condo plats, and NC right-of-way maps are also on this site.