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

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Overview

Schuylkill County is located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The county was formed in 1811 and named after Schuylkill River. The county seat is Pottsville. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 144,590 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 783 square miles of which 779 square miles is land and 4.2 square miles is water. Schuylkill County borders the following counties: Luzerne County to the north; Carbon County to the northeast; Lehigh County to the southeast; Berks County to the south; Lebanon County to the southwest; Dauphin County to the southwest; Northumberland County to the northwest and Columbia County to the northwest. Schuylkill County has 59 zip codes. The zip codes are 18211, 17921, 17922, 18214, 17923, 17925, 18218, 17929, 17930, 18220, 17931, 17933, 17934, 17935, 17936, 18201, 18202, 17938, 18231, 17941, 17943, 17944, 17945, 17946, 17948, 17949, 17951, 17952, 18237, 17953, 17954, 17957, 18240, 17959, 17960, 18241, 18242, 17961, 17963, 17964, 17965, 19549, 17901, 18245, 17967, 17968, 17970, 17972, 17974, 17976, 18248, 17978, 17979, 18252, 17980, 17981, 17982, 17983 and 17985. The most populated zip code is 17901.

Schuylkill County Archives Office Information

The Schuylkill County Archives Office is the central depository for all of the County’s government records. The oldest records predate the existence of Schuylkill County, which was founded in 1811. These oldest records have been microfilmed and the originals have been stored away as the oldest records in the archives facility. Currently, the archives are home to records from the Clerk of Courts, Domestic Relations, Prothonotary, Records of Deeds, Register of Wills, Sheriff, Tax Assessment, Tax Claim, Treasurer, Commissioners, Rest Haven and Veteran Affairs. Most of these records are open to the public, but some remain confidential.

Schuylkill County Archives Office also maintains records pertaining to genealogy, naturalization and immigration records, birth, death and records of wills and estates. The archives also has all of the County land records, such as deed and mortgage books that are in great demand by lawyers and title searchers. Although the services of the archives are free to all users, there is a $.25 (cent) copy fee for each page duplicated. Mail requests, within reason, are processed at a fee of $.25 (cents) per copy.

The physical address of the Schuylkill County Archives Office is:

Schuylkill County Courthouse
401 N. 2nd St.
Pottsville, PA 17901-2528
Email: archives@co.schuylkill.pa.us
Phone: (570) 628-1145
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Colleen Ryan is the Archives Director of Schuylkill County. She can be contacted at (570) 628-1145 or emailed at archives@co.schuylkill.pa.us

Schuylkill County Recorder of Deeds Office Information

The Recorder of Deeds Office records real estate deeds, mortgages, agreements, leases, powers of attorney, financing statements (UCC), easements and rights of way, subdivision plans, agricultural security areas, notary bonds, oil and gas leases, and any other documents related to real estate or land transactions. Veteran’s discharges, oaths and record bonds for all notaries in the County are also recorded in this office. The Recorder of Deeds Office also acts as the agent for the Department of Revenue and collects realty transfer tax on all transfers of property, which is distributed to the Commonwealth, municipalities and school districts.

The physical address of the Schuylkill County Recorder’s Office is:

Schuylkill County Courthouse
401 N. 2nd St.
Pottsville, PA 17901-2528
Phone: (570) 628-1480
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Ann Dudish is the Recorder of Deeds of Schuylkill County. She can be contacted at (570) 628-1480.

Schuylkill County Recorder of Deeds Office Staffs:

Marcie Schultz, Deputy

William L.J. Burke, Solicitor

Schuylkill, PA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009190,262
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20095,894
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009707
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009209
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009671
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200954
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200912,334
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20097,811
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009278
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,058
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009376
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200948,951
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20091,414
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20091,098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200928,686
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200914,421
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20098,186
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009296
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200916,459
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009218
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009822
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20095,571
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009162
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009663
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009768
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20094,200
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20094,746
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009137
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20099,711
Schuylkill County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Schuylkill 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:Schuylkill County Marriage License
Location:Register & Clerk Of Orphans’ Court, 401 N 2Nd Street 1St Flr., Pottsville, Pennsylvania, 17901
Phone:570-628-1382

Schuylkill County Recorder of Deeds Office

Address: 401 N 2nd St, Pottsville, PA 17901, United States
Phone: 570-628-1481

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