County Manager:
Rick Hester
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Physical Address:
Courthouse - B-206
207 E. Johnston Street
Smithfield, NC 27577
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1049
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-989-5100
Fax: 919-989-5179
Frequently Asked Questions
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Q: Where can I find the Court Schedule for Johnston County?
A: The Johnston County Court Calendars and Schedules can be accessed from HERE.

Q: Do you offer passport creation at the Clerk of Court office?
A: No, you now have to apply at for a passport at certain post offices. The web site for more information is: Passport Info

Q: How long will it take to receive my passport?
A: 10-12 weeks is normal at this time. You can expedite the process with an additional $60 fee to the state department, and receive your passport in 2 weeks.

Q: Can you postpone a case in court?
A: You or your attorney must appear in person on your court date to continue your case. You can not continue a court matter over the phone.

Q: Will I get my cash bond back?
A: Yes, as long as the defendant appears in court.