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Fayette County, Pennsylvania Overview

Fayette County is located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The county was formed in 1783 and named after Marquis de Lafayette, French-born Revolutionary War general. The county seat is Uniontown. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 133,628people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 798 square miles of which 790 square miles is land and 8.0 square miles is water. Fayette County borders the following counties: Westmoreland County to the north; Somerset County to the east; Garrett County, Maryland to the southeast; Preston County, West Virginia to the south; Monongalia County, West Virginia to the southwest; Greene County to the west and Washington County to the northwest. Fayette County has 62 zip codes. The zip codes are 15610, 15410, 15413, 15012, 15417, 15420, 15421, 15622, 15422, 15424, 15425, 15428, 15430, 15431, 15433, 15631, 15435, 15436, 15437, 15438, 15440, 15442, 15443, 15444, 15445, 15446, 15447, 15449, 15450, 15451, 15454, 15455, 15456, 15459, 15460, 15461, 15458, 15462, 15463, 15464, 15666, 15467, 15468, 15466, 15469, 15470, 15472, 15473, 15474, 15475, 15557, 15476, 15683, 15478, 15480, 15482, 15484, 15401, 15486, 15489, 15490 and 15492. The most populated zip code is 15401.

Fayette County Public Records Office Information

It is the primary responsibility of the Fayette County Public Records Office to provide information to the public in the most cost efficient and effective manner. Fayette County recognizes the need to preserve documents for historical purposes in compliance with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) and to comply with the established guidelines set by the PHMC for document retention, as well as, to comply the Pennsylvania New Right to Know Law. The Fayette County Public Records Office has records dating back to 1700.

For requesting a public document subject to Pennsylvania’s New Right to Know Law visits the Fayette County Open Records website.

A written request is required for every individual to inspect the records. The Right-to-Know Uniform Request form can be downloaded here:

The following information should be included with your written request:

  • Your name and mailing address;
  • Your telephone number or e-mail address; and
  • A detailed description of the Public Record you are seeking.

    The physical address of the Fayette County Public Records Office is:

    Fayette County Courthouse
    61 East Main Street
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Phone: (724) 430-1479
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Fayette County Clerk of Courts Office Information

    The Clerk of Courts of Fayette County is responsible for keeping up-to-date and accurate information and by maintaining the security and integrity of all criminal records entrusted to the Clerk of Courts Office. The Clerk signs and affixes the Seal of the Courts to all documents, administers oaths and affirmations and assumes custody of the seal and records of the Court. The Clerk certifies and distributes orders of the Court. The Clerk of Courts utilizes case information to make critical decisions concerning incarceration of defendant, driver’s license suspensions and financial penalties.

    Criminal matters filed in this office include:

  • Record all criminal filings, including verdicts and sentences.
  • Seating a jury for service.
  • Taking a verdict after trial.
  • Pre-Trial Motions.
  • Discoverable material.
  • Waiver and Entry of Appearance.
  • Court Orders for all criminal matters.
  • Petition for Expungements of criminal cases.
  • Petition for Reduction of Bail.
  • Reporting disposition of criminal cases to state agencies.
  • Preparing court commitments for state institutions after disposition.
  • Processing appeals to state appellate courts.
  • Assessment, collection and distribution of fines, costs and restitution.
  • License Suspension/Restoration.

    Miscellaneous matters filed in this office include:

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  • Recording and maintenance of juvenile records.
  • Private Detective Applications and License Issuance.
  • Constable Applications/Appointments.
  • Maintenance of Road Dockets.
  • Liquor Control Board Appeals.
  • Petition for Forfeiture of Condemnation.
  • Petition for Return of Property.
  • Appeals of Summary Convictions from traffic and non-traffic violations.
  • Request for criminal background checks.
  • Processing bail.
  • Protection from Abuse contempt’s.
  • Filing of Waiver of Extraditions.
  • Recording of tax collector bonds and reports.

    The physical address of the Fayette County Clerk of Courts Office is:

    Fayette County Courthouse
    61 East Main Street
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Email: jsnyder@fayettepa.org
    Phone: (724) 430-1253
    Fax: (724) 438-8410
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Closed from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Janice Snyder is the Clerk of Courts of Fayette County. She can be contacted at (724) 430-1253 or emailed at jsnyder@fayettepa.org

    Fayette County Clerk of Courts Office Staffs:

    Sharon I. Crissman, Chief Deputy
    Kim Lint, Assistant Deputy
    Dianne Zerega, Solicitor
    Anita Ciliberti
    Margie Sumey
    Sharon Washko
    Madelyn Nemeth
    Melissa Sanders
    Carla Bailey
    Megan Mick, Collections Coordinator
    Susan Hixon

    Fayette County Recorder of Deeds Office Information

    The Recorder of Deeds is responsible for recording documents relating to Real Estate and Uniform Commercial Code. This office also records military service discharges. All documents except military service discharges are public record and are available for the public to inspect. Records in this Office provide data about real estate transactions and historical perspective. Deeds, mortgages, releases, easements, surveys, land plans, restrictions, and road right-of-ways are examples of such documents. Searching for most documents from 1975 to present is provided for free. The images for most documents from 1975 to present are a pay per access service. An online Archive Viewer for Indexes for 1950 to 1974 for Deeds and Mortgages and the Plan Index from 1791 to 1988 are now available.

    Online access to the Index and Images of Fayette County is available through the given link below:

    The physical address of the Fayette County Recorder of Deeds Office is:

    Fayette County Courthouse
    61 East Main Street
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Phone: (724) 430-1238
    Fax: (724) 430-1458
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Recording Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – Noon and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Closed from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Tracie L. Vargo is the Recorder of Deeds of Fayette County. She can be contacted at (724) 430-1238.

    Fayette, PA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009178,187
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20096,972
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20091,258
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009485
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20091,165
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200925
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20097,217
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200914,076
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009471
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,542
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200963
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200936,867
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009298
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20093,320
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200924,761
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200920,428
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009350
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009289
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200913,593
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009100
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20092,574
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20092,890
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20092,040
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200910,554
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009525
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009572
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009455
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009685
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,984
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009104
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200915,945
    Fayette County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Fayette County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
    State Law:Marriage – Title 23, Part I
    All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
    Office:Fayette County Marriage License
    Location:Register Of Wills, 61 East Main Street, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, 15401
    Phone:724-430-1206

    Fayette County Recorder-Deeds Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 61 E Main St # 1E, Uniontown, PA 15401, United States
    Phone: 724-430-1238

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