Lookup Public Records in Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Overview

Monroe County is located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The county was formed in 1836 and named after James Monroe, the fifth U.S President. The county seat is Stroudsburg. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 166,397people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 617 square miles of which 608 square miles is land and 9.0 square miles is water. Monroe County borders the following counties: Wayne County to the north; Pike County to the northeast; Sussex County, New Jersey to the northeast; Warren County, New Jersey to the east; Northampton County to the south; Carbon County to the west; Luzerne County to the northwest and Lackawanna County to the northwest. Monroe County has 36 zip codes. The zip codes are 18210, 18321, 18610, 18322, 18323, 18324, 18325, 18326, 18327, 18301, 18302, 18330, 18331, 18424, 18332, 18333, 18058, 18334, 18335, 18344, 18342, 18071, 18347, 18349, 18350, 18346, 18352, 18353, 18354, 18355, 18356, 18357, 18360, 18370, 18372 and 18466. The most populated zip code is 18301.

Monroe County Recorder of Deeds Office Information

The goal of the Monroe County Recorder of Deeds Office is to preserve the accuracy and continuity of the public land records of Monroe County. The Recorder of Deeds Office acts as a collection agent for realty transfer tax for the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, along with all of the municipalities and school districts in the County of Monroe. The Recorder of Deeds also collects fees for the Monroe County Affordable Housing Agency, the Commonwealth Court Computer Automation and Equal Access to Justice Program. In addition, this office collects archive funds for the historical preservation and archiving of all Monroe County land records. The Recorder of Deeds Office records real estate deeds, mortgages, agreements, leases, powers of attorney, financing statements (UCC), easements and rights of way, subdivision plans, agricultural security areas, notary bonds, oil and gas leases, and any other documents pertinent to real estate. This office also records veteran’s discharges.

With the exception of military/veteran’s discharges, all kinds of documents recorded at the Monroe County Recorder of Deeds Office are available to the public to view. The Monroe County Recorder of Deeds Office offers computer access to its official records database through Landex Remote Web, which subscription based service.

To access Monroe County Official Records Database, visit the link below:

The Office of Open Records enforces the state’s Right-to-Know law and serves as a resource for citizens, public officials and members of the media in obtaining public records of their government. To request information, an individual needs to submit a written Open Records Request to the Monroe County Open Records Office.

To download Open Records Request Form, check the link below:

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

610 Monroe Street, Suite 125
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 517-3969
Fax: (570) 517-3873
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Josephine Ferro is the Recorder of Deeds of Monroe County. She can be contacted at (570) 517-3969.

Monroe, PA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009210,787
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,749
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20091,010
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009324
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009575
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009449
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20094,439
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200912,472
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009584
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20093,201
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009499
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200939,850
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20091,513
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20091,647
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200929,008
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200928,365
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009799
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,276
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200911,711
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009682
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20092,540
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20092,082
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20092,134
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20091,198
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20091,059
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,691
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009424
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20091,062
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20092,224
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20092,325
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200942,438
Monroe County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Monroe 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:Monroe County Marriage License
Location:Register Of Wills, 7Th & Monroe Streets, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, 18360
Phone:570-517-3385

Monroe County Register of Deeds Office

Address: 610 Monroe Street, Suite 125 Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 517-3969

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