Washington County Pennsylvania
and State of Pennsylvania
ARE RECORDS FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY PA
What do you need to know ?
Recorder of Deeds
Court House Square Building
100 W. Beau St.
Washington, Pa. 15301
Give as much information as possible, such as a Deed Volume (Book)
Number and Page Number; or Tax Statement
From 1952-by name index, using Russell Key index books. If you
visit, ASK an employee to explain HOW to use the Index Books.
Fees: $10.00 PER NAME per search, copying of original extra.
Requests: Make requests IN WRITING, give as much info as possible, such as
NAME, YEAR (or span of years), SPECIFY if you want GRANTOR (Seller) or GRANTEE
(Buyer) record, TOWNSHIP/ location of residence. Make sure to include LONG
SASE or BROWN ENVELOPE with enough postage affixed.
Payment: Personal Check, cash, money order made to "Recorder of Deeds". No credit cards.
ONLINE SOURCES TO SEARCH
The county now offers a look-up service you can buy into. The site is www.landex.com/webstore/
- For INFREQUENT searchers. For FREQUENT searchers the URL is www.landex.com/remote/
Frequent Searchers usually means Attorneys, Title Searchers & Title Search
Offices (such as employed by Mortgage companies and banks.) They do
monitor usage of the site, so you cannot claim "infrequent" status and
then use a ton of searches. Call the Landex Company number: 717-274-5890
this PDF (Acrobat Reader) brochure to get an
idea of what TYPES OF RECORDS that the
Washington County PA Court House might have.
NOTE - WASHINGTON COUNTY REMOVED THIS PDF FROM NEW WEBSITE.
REPLACED THE PDF WITH THIS PAGE.
NOTE: Call or write the office listed for up-to-date information about
where records are stored and how to make requests.
the PDF (Acrobat Reader) Genealogy
Research Guide for Washington County, Pennsylvania prepared
by Pamela J. Nixon, Genealogy Researcher
Return to County
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Washington County Courthouse (Main Address)
100 W. Beau St.
Washington, PA 15301-4402
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
The links on this page should help researchers
know which offices have what records,
and will give assistance about how to write for records.
COURT HOUSE OFFICES
Please visit each "Office" on this Web Site to see what records
the Office maintains.
Citizen's Library Link
Added July 2008, updated July 2013
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