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

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Overview

Northampton County is located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The county was formed in 1752 and named after The English town of Northampton. The county seat is Easton. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 300,813 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 377 square miles of which 370 square miles is land and 7.7 square miles is water. Northampton County borders the following counties: Monroe County to the north; Warren County, New Jersey to the east; Bucks County to the south; Lehigh County to the west and Carbon County to the northwest. Northampton County has 26 zip codes. The zip codes are 18109, 18013, 18014, 18015, 18017, 18018, 18020, 18032, 18035, 18038, 18040, 18042, 18045, 18055, 18063, 18343, 18064, 18067, 18072, 18351, 18077, 18083, 18085, 18086, 18088 and 18091. The most populated zip code is 18042.

Northampton County Prothonotary’s Office Information

The Prothonotary’s office comprises of three divisions: Civil Division, Sheriff-Civil Service Division and the Protection from Abuse Division. The office also processes passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Passport Agency.

Civil Division:

The Northampton County’s Prothonotary’s office is responsible for the recording and filing of civil legal papers. Civil papers consist of:

  • Change of name
  • Custody
  • Divorce
  • District justice appeals
  • Driver’s license suspension appeals
  • Federal income tax liens
  • Judgments
  • Mechanics liens
  • Medical malpractice
  • Mortgage foreclosure
  • Personal injury
  • Registration of notary signatures
  • Passport application processing

    Sheriff-Civil Service Division:

    The staff of the Sheriff-Civil section processes civil action paperwork issued by the Prothonotary’s or another out-of-County court. They are responsible for preparing paperwork for service by the Sheriff’s Department as well as processing the Returns from said service. This is also the section which schedules and coordinates Sheriff’s Sales of both real estate and personal property.

    Protection from Abuse Division:

    Under the Protection from Abuse Act, you may file for an order if the person who has or is trying to harm you is/was your spouse; was living with you in a common-law marriage or as your boyfriend/girlfriend; the parent of your child; your child; was a sexual or intimate partner; your parent; or related to you by blood or marriage. The Act does not cover emotional or mental abuse.

    For further information on Protection from Abuse Orders, victims are encouraged to visit at

    The physical address of the Northampton County Prothonotary’s Office is:

    Northampton County Courthouse
    Lower Level
    669 Washington Street
    Easton, PA 18042
    Phone: (610) 829-6457
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Passport Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Holly Ruggiero is the Prothonotary of Northampton County. She can be contacted at (610) 829-6457.

    Northampton County Clerk of Courts Office Information

    The primary responsibility of the Clerk of Courts is to act as the custodian of Criminal Court records.

    Northampton County Clerk of Courts (Criminal Division) Office Website:

    The physical address of the Northampton County Clerk of Courts (Criminal Division) Office is:

    Northampton County Courthouse
    Lower Level
    669 Washington Street
    Easton, PA 18042
    Phone: (610) 829-6439
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Leigh Ann Fisher is the Clerk of Courts (Criminal Division) of Northampton County. She can be contacted at (610) 829-6439.

    Northampton County Register of Wills Office Information

    The Register of Wills is responsible for the docketing, filing, retrieval and maintenance of documents pertaining to estates of decedents from the year 1752 to the present. The Register of Wills Office is responsible for collecting, recording, and disbursing county fees and inheritance tax collected as required by law. Any disputes pertaining to wills and estates are resolved internally by this office or through the court.

    To access Register of Wills records online, visit the link below:

    The physical address of the Northampton County Register of Wills Office is:

    Northampton County Courthouse
    Lower Level
    669 Washington Street
    Easton, PA 18042
    Email: ggibbs@northamptoncounty.org
    Phone: (610) 829-6488
    Fax: (610) 559-3735
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Gina X. Gibbs is the Register of Wills of Northampton County. She can be contacted at (610) 829-6488 or emailed at ggibbs@northamptoncounty.org

    Northampton County Register of Wills Office Staffs:

    Michele Gubish, Deputy – Register of Wills
    Email: mgubish@northamptoncounty.org
    Phone: (610) 829-6493
    Fax: (610) 559-3735

    Sandra Lockard, Clerical Tech III – Register of Wills
    Email:slockard@northamptoncounty.org
    Phone: (610) 829-6495
    Fax: (610) 559-3735

    Patricia Manento, Clerical Tech III – Register of Wills
    Email: mbinder@northamptoncounty.org
    Phone: (610) 829-6492
    Fax: (610) 559-373

    Northampton County Archives Office Information

    The Archives Division maintains a comprehensive system of records management through proper storage, retention, and disposition of records in accordance with the Pennsylvania County Records Manual. To request records, Please contact our office at 610-829-1220 or by e-mail at rdrago@northamptoncounty.org

    To access available records Northampton County online, visit the link below:

    Further Information regarding requesting records of Northampton County can be found in the link below:

    The physical address of the Northampton County Archives Office is:

    Archives Building
    Forks Township
    999 Conroy Place
    Easton, PA 18040
    Email: rdrago@northamptoncounty.org
    Phone: (610) 829-1220
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Renee Drago is the Archives Officer of Northampton County. She can be contacted at (610) 829-1220 or emailed at rdrago@northamptoncounty.org

    Northampton, PA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009385,924
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200913,108
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20092,249
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,030
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20091,745
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009546
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200910,910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200922,068
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,649
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20094,991
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009672
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200987,481
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20092,404
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200911,937
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200944,155
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200945,180
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20091,367
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,538
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200918,186
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20091,872
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20093,695
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20093,351
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20094,352
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20097,069
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009844
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20092,093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20091,237
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20094,728
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20096,421
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20091,585
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200952,605
    Northampton County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Northampton 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:Northampton County Marriage License
    Location:Register & Clerk Of Orphans’ Court, 669 Washington St., Government Center, Easton, Pennsylvania, 18042
    Phone:N/A
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