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

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Overview

Lackawanna County is located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The county was formed in 1878 and named after Lackawanna River, itself named for the Delaware word meaning “stream that forks”. The county seat is Scranton. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 211,917people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 465 square miles of which 459 square miles is land and 5.8 square miles is water. Lackawanna County borders the following counties: Susquehanna County to the north; Wayne County to the east; Monroe County to the southeast; Luzerne County to the southwest and Wyoming County to the west. Lackawanna County has 30 zip codes. The zip codes are 18403, 18407, 18411, 18414, 18419, 18615, 18420, 18421, 18424, 18433, 18434, 18436, 18507, 18444, 18446, 18518, 18447, 18452, 18641, 18653, 18503, 18504, 18505, 18508, 18509, 18510, 18512, 18519, 18517 and 18471. The most populated zip code is 18411.

Lackawanna County Clerk of Judicial Records Office Information

The Clerk of Judicial Records is the custodian of the documents for the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas. The Clerk’s office has three divisions: the Civil Division; the Criminal Division, and the Family Court Division.

The Civil Division maintains liens, judgments, and Civil and Equity files. It collects the filing fees, time-stamps, issues receipts, proofreads indexes, certifies court seals, exemplifies, notifies, copies, and communicates by mail or phone the legally mandated information.

The Criminal Division has the same duties as the Clerk of Courts. The Civil Division, using a state-wide system is responsible for all the upgrades and changes in terms of legal, technical, and economic constraints.

The Family Court Division maintains divorce actions, custody actions, family court documentation, PFA filings, collects filing fees, time stamps, issues receipts, certifies court seals, issues copies of divorce decree, and provides copies of documents for a fee. It also provides the record keeping for Juvenile Probation and Children and Youth Services.

The physical address of the Lackawanna County Clerk of Judicial Records Office is:

The Civil Division
Brooks Building
436 Spruce Street
Scranton, PA 18503
Phone: (570) 963-6723
Fax: (570) 963-6387
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Criminal Division
Lackawanna County Courthouse
200 N. Washington Avenue, 1st Floor
Scranton, PA 18503
Phone: (570) 963-6759
Fax: (570) 963-6459
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Family Court Division
Lackawanna County Administration Building
200 Adams Avenue, 1st Floor
Scranton, PA 18503
Phone: (570) 963-5695
Fax: (570) 963-5650
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Mauri B. Kelly is the Clerk of Judicial Records of Lackawanna County. She can be emailed at kellym@lackawannacounty.org

Lackawanna County Clerk of Judicial Records Office Staffs:

Debbie Rotell, Deputy of Civil and Family Courts
E-mail: rotelld@lackawannacounty.org
Phone: 570-963-6723 Ext: 7501

Jack Partyka, Deputy of the Criminal Office
E-mail: partykaj@lackawannacounty.org

Lackawanna County Recorder of Deeds Office Information

The two primary functions of the Recorder of Deeds are to record and index documents relating to property in Lackawanna County and to act as a collection agent for the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, all municipalities and school districts in Lackawanna County. The goal of the Recorder of Deeds is to protect the people’s ownership in their homes and other real property. The office handles many documents, which include deeds, mortgages, mortgage satisfactions, mortgage assignments, Power of Attorney, leases, Uniform Commercial Code filings, real estate agreements, charters of non-profit corporations, notary commissions, elected official commissions and veteran’s discharge documents.

Any parties interested in electronically record their documents must contact Simplifile by email at john.riddell@simplifile.comor at (610) 931-6727 and/or CSC by email at erecording@cscglobal.com or (866) 652-0111 to make the necessary arrangements for setting up an account.

To Search for Lackawanna county recorder of deeds online, visit the following link:

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

Lackawanna County Gateway Center
135 Jefferson Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503
Email: mcnultye@lackawannacounty.org
Phone: (570) 963-6775
Fax: (570) 963-6390
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Recording Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Evie Rafalko-McNulty is the Recorder of Deeds of Lackawanna County. She can be contacted at (570) 963-6775 or emailed at mcnultye@lackawannacounty.org

Lackawanna County Recorder of Deeds Office Staffs:

Margie Kelly, Deputy Recorder
Email: kellyma@lackawannacounty.org
Phone: (570) 963-6775
Fax: (570) 963-6390

Mary Rose Carlucci, Chief Clerk
E-mail: carluccimr@lackawannacounty.org
Phone: (570) 963-6775
Fax: (570) 963-6390

Lackawanna, PA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009294,717
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,703
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20091,348
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009220
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009875
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009411
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,271
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200917,230
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009563
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,710
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009512
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200940,019
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009770
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20092,108
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200958,922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200952,171
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20094,694
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009444
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200940,209
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009243
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20099,743
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,882
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20092,666
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20096,880
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009199
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,013
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009463
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20094,113
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200913,494
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009279
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200917,710
Lackawanna County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Lackawanna 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:Lackawanna County Marriage License
Location:Register & Clerk Of Orphans’ Court Electric Building, 507 Linden St., Suite 400, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 18503
Phone:570-963-6702

Lackawanna Recorder of Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 135 Jefferson Ave, Scranton, PA 18503, United States
Phone: 570-963-6775

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