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

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Overview

Sullivan County is located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The county was formed in 1847 and named after John Sullivan, a Revolutionary War general. The county seat is Laporte. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 6,328 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 452 square miles of which 450 square miles is land and 2.6 square miles is water. Sullivan County borders the following counties: Bradford County to the north; Wyoming County to the east; Luzerne County to the southeast; Columbia County to the south and Lycoming County to the west. Sullivan County has 14 zip codes. The zip codes are 17814, 18614, 17731, 18616, 18619, 17737, 18626, 18628, 18632, 17758, 18833, 17768, 17774 and 17701. The most populated zip code is 18614.

Sullivan County Prothonotary’s Office Information

In Sullivan County there are 5 different offices under the Prothonotary. The Prothonotary’s office includes; Recorder of Deeds, Clerk of Courts, Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphan’s Court.

The primary function of the Sullivan County Prothonotary’s Office is to maintain documents relating to civil cases, including judgments that have been filed with Sullivan County. The Prothonotary’s Office also serves as the Clerk of Courts.

The Clerk of Courts is responsible for recording and maintaining documents relating to current and past criminal cases.

The Clerk of Orphans’ Court Issues marriage licenses, petitions for guardianship, petitions for small estates, family settlement agreements, annual accountings, first and final accountings, adoptions and other court related issues.

The Recorder of Deeds Office is responsible for the recording of deeds, mortgages, power of attorneys, clean and green filings, landowner consents, highway permits, easements, military discharges, agricultural security areas, mortgage satisfactions, mortgage releases, mortgage modifications, mortgage subordinations, leases, land contracts, notary bonds and oaths, survey and subdivision maps, UCC filings. The Recorder of Deeds Office also collects realty transfer tax for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the local school districts and municipalities.

The Register of Wills office handles the probate of estates and the collection of inheritance tax for the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue. This office also handles the filing of the inheritance tax returns.

To know about Sullivan County Fee Schedule for Recorder of Deeds Office, visit the following link:

To know about Sullivan County Fee Schedule for Register of Wills Office, visit the following link:

Sullivan County Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts Office Fee Schedule can be found here:

Sullivan County Clerk of Orphan’s Court Filing Fee Schedule can be accessed here:

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

Sullivan County Prothonotary
245 Muncy Street
Suite 100
Laporte, PA 18626
Phone: 1-570-946-7351
Fax: 1-570-946-7105
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Kellie Carpenter is the Prothonotary of Sullivan County. She can be contacted at 1-570-946-7351.

Sullivan County Prothonotary’s Office Staffs:

Karen Baumunk, First Deputy

Cecily Tubach, Second Deputy

Sullivan, PA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20097,511
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009238
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009278
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009836
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009186
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,257
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,392
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009463
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009388
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009120
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009117
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009105
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200986
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200964
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200982
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009543
Sullivan County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Sullivan 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:Sullivan County Marriage License
Location:Register & Clerk Of Orphans’ Court, 245 Muncy Street, Laporte, Pennsylvania, 18626
Phone:570-946-7351

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