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

Tioga County, Pennsylvania Overview

Tioga County is located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The county was formed in 1804 and named after Tioga River. The county seat is Wellsboro. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 41,877 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,137 square miles of which 1,134 square miles is land and 3.2 square miles is water. Tioga County borders the following counties: Steuben County, New York to the north; Chemung County, New York to the northeast; Bradford County to the east; Lycoming County to the south and Potter County to the west. Tioga County has 25 zip codes. The zip codes are 16911, 16912, 17724, 17727, 16914, 16917, 16920, 16921, 16928, 16929, 16930, 16932, 16933, 16935, 16936, 16938, 16939, 16940, 16942, 17765, 16943, 16946, 16947, 16901 and 16950. The most populated zip code is 16901.

Tioga County Register of Wills, Recorder of Deeds and Clerk of Orphans’ Court Office Information

The Recorder of Deeds is the repository for land records. Its responsibilities include receiving, recording processing and delivering deeds, deed restrictions, mortgages, satisfaction pieces, releases, assignments, easements, rights of ways, leases, survey maps, and miscellaneous documents. The office also handles bonds and commissions for notaries and elected officials as well as military discharge records. All transactions are public record with the exception of the Military Discharge records. The Recorder of Deeds is also an Agent for the Department of Revenue with the collection of Realty Transfer Tax.

The Register of Wills has jurisdiction of the probate of wills and grant of letters to a personal representative of a decedent who resided in Tioga County. The Register of Wills serves as an agent for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the collection of Inheritance Tax. These documents are all public records.

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. All of the Orphans’ Court records are public records with the exception of adoptions which records are sealed by the Court and not accessible to the public.

Records maintained at the Tioga County Register of Wills, Recorder of Deeds and Clerk of Orphans’ Court Office are available to the public for inspection except military discharges and adoptions. Recorded documents can be accessed online through Landex.

To remotely access Tioga County Records Online, visit the link below:

Tioga County Register of Wills, Recorder of Deeds and Clerk of Orphans’ Court Office Website:

The physical address of the Tioga County Register of Wills, Recorder of Deeds and Clerk of Orphans’ Court Office is:

Register and Recorder, Clerk of Orphans’ Court
116 Main Street
Wellsboro, PA 16901
Email: jwetherbee@tiogacountypa.us
Phone: (570) 724-9260
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Jane E. Wetherbee is the Register of Wills, Recorder of Deeds and Clerk of Orphans’ Court of Tioga County. She can be contacted at (570) 724-9260 or emailed at jwetherbee@tiogacountypa.us

Tioga County Register of Wills, Recorder of Deeds and Clerk of Orphans’ Court Office Staffs:

Tina M. Rothenburgh, Chief Deputy

Lori A. Kriner, Deputy

Tioga, PA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200945,774
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,117
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200961
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009136
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009140
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200981
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,121
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20097,270
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009369
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,091
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009133
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200911,659
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009104
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009125
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20095,371
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20092,237
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200982
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009136
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20092,509
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009181
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009834
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,043
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009116
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009409
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009147
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009998
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200963
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,188
Tioga County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Tioga 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:Tioga County Marriage License
Location:Register & Clerk Of Orphans’ Court, 118 Main Street, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, 16091
Phone:570-724-9260

Tioga County Register of Deeds Office

Address: 116 Main Street Wellsboro, PA 16901
Phone: (570) 724-9260

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