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

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Overview

Somerset County is located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The county was formed in 1795 and named after the historic English county of Somerset. The county seat is Somerset. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 75,522people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,081 square miles of which 1,074 square miles is land and 6.6 square miles is water. Somerset County borders the following counties: Cambria County to the north; Bedford County to the east; Allegany County, Maryland to the southeast; Garrett County, Maryland to the southwest; Fayette County to the west and Westmoreland County to the northwest. Somerset County has 39 zip codes. The zip codes are 15520, 15411, 15530, 15531, 15532, 15534, 15924, 15926, 15622, 15424, 15928, 15538, 15540, 15541, 15542, 15544, 15502, 15935, 15936, 15545, 15546, 15547, 15937, 15905, 15551, 15552, 15555, 15557, 15558, 15559, 15953, 15560, 15561, 15501, 15510, 15562, 15563, 15564 and 15963. The most populated zip code is 15501.

Somerset County Recorder of Deeds Office Information

The Recorder of Deeds is responsible for the preservation of records relating to real property. More than fifty types of documents are recorded in this office, including deeds, mortgages, easement agreements, powers of attorney, military discharges, property options, oaths of office, charters of non-profit organizations, leases, highway and subdivision plans, mine maps, and agreements of sale. Documents recorded at the Recorder of Deeds Office are public and anyone can view them. Through a partnership with LANDEX, Somerset County can make their records available via remote access.

To access Somerset County Records Online, visit the link below:

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

Somerset County Recorder of Deeds
300 N. Center Ave
Suite 400
Somerset, PA 15501
Email: peiferp@co.somerset.pa.us
Phone: (814) 445-1547
Fax: (814) 445-1563
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Patricia A. Peifer is the Recorder of Deeds of Somerset County. She can be contacted at (814) 445-1547 or emailed at peiferp@co.somerset.pa.us

Somerset County Recorder of Deeds Office Staffs:

Chris Kimmel, First Deputy

Shanda Lee, Second Deputy

Somerset, PA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200988,026
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20095,330
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200953
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009178
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009528
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,472
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20096,409
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009378
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,356
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200932,853
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200979
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20091,821
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20098,586
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20095,975
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009112
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20095,039
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200924
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009873
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,366
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,244
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20092,092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200990
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009421
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009761
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009500
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,173
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,795
Somerset County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Somerset 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:Somerset County Marriage License
Location:Register & Clerk Of Orphans’ Court, 111 East Union Street, Suite 145, Somerset, Pennsylvania, 15501
Phone:814-445-1548

Somerset County Recorder of Deeds Office

Address: 300 N. Center Ave Suite 400 Somerset Pa. 15501
Phone: (814) 445-1547

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