RECORDS INFORMATION

Washington County Pennsylvania

and State of Pennsylvania

WHERE ARE RECORDS FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY PA

What do you need to know ?

 

Recorder of Deeds

Court House Square Building
100 W. Beau St.
Suite 204
Washington, Pa. 15301 

From 1781-1951 

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

 

Download 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.
THEY 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.

 

New Information Added Here  Or Download the PDF (Acrobat Reader) Genealogy Research Guide for Washington County, Pennsylvania prepared by Pamela J. Nixon, Genealogy Researcher 

 

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Washington County Courthouse (Main Address)
100 W. Beau St. 
Washington, PA 15301-4402
Phone: (724)-228-6700 
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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