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

Mifflin County, Pennsylvania Overview

Mifflin County is located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The county was formed in 1789 and named after Thomas Mifflin, the first Governor of Pennsylvania. The county seat is Lewistown. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 46,500people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 415 square miles of which 411 square miles is land and 3.7 square miles is water. Mifflin County borders the following counties: Centre County to the north; Union County to the northeast; Snyder County to the east; Juniata County to the south and Huntingdon County to the west. Mifflin County has 12 zip codes. The zip codes are 17002, 17004, 17009, 17029, 17044, 17841, 17051, 17063, 17066, 17075, 17084 and 17099. The most populated zip code is 17044.

Mifflin County Register, Recorder and Clerk of the Orphans’ Court Office Information

​The Register of Wills Office maintains the records for all areas of probate and is the agent for the collection of State Inheritance Taxes. Documents required for probating an estate are: The Petition for Grant of Letters, the original Will/Codicil, a Death Certificate, An Estate Information Sheet, applicable Fees and when appropriate, Renunciations, Oaths of Subscribing or Non-Subscribing Witnesses. Filings related to the office dates back to 1789 to the present.

The Recorder of Deeds maintains records relating to real property in the county. Documents that are recorded include but not limited to are deeds, mortgages, satisfaction of mortgage, releases, subdivision plans, agreements/easements, highway maps and secured transactions. The Recorder of Deeds Office has recorded documents that date back to 1789 to the present. Military Discharge Records are also recorded in the Recorder of Deeds office.

The Clerk of Orphans’ Court maintains the records of all proceedings relating to adoptions, guardianships and marriage license records when the application for marriage was filed in this county. Adoption records are not open to the public. Marriage records can be found dating from 1885 to the present. Birth and Death records between the years 1893-1905 are available in this office. Birth and Death Certificates from 1906 are a record of the State of PA and must be requested from the Bureau of Vital Records.

All recorded documents are available for the public for inspection except military discharges. Records can be accessed online through the INFOCON County Access System. It is a cooperative fee based subscriber service that provides internet access to certain public records contained in participating County databases. The link is given below:

The physical address of the Mifflin County Register, Recorder and Clerk of the Orphan’s Court Office is:

Mifflin County Courthouse
20 N. Wayne St.
Lewistown, PA 17044
Email: bstringer@mifflinco.org
Phone: (717) 242-1449
Fax: (717) 248-2503
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Barbara A. Stringer is the Register and Recorder of Mifflin County. She can be contacted at (717) 242-1449 or emailed at bstringer@mifflinco.org

Mifflin, PA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200949,540
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20095,302
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200971
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009101
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,398
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,761
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009247
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009802
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200976
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200918,296
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200980
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009181
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20096,061
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,623
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009192
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009708
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200924
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009199
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,372
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009627
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009140
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009172
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009897
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009233
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009502
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,129
Mifflin County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Mifflin 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:Mifflin County Marriage License
Location:Register & Clerk Of Orphans’ Court, 20 N. Wayne Street, Lewistown, Pennsylvania, 17044
Phone:717-242-1449

Mifflin County Recorders Office
County Government Office

Address: 20 N Wayne St, Lewistown, PA 17044, United States
Phone: 717-242-1449

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