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Franklin County, MA Public Records

Superior Court
101 Munson Street
Greenfield, MA 01301 www.mass.gov/courts/court-info/co...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 413-774-5535
F: 413-774-4770
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $25,000
Restricted Records: No impounded or juvenile records released
Greenfield District Court
101 Munson Street
Greenfield, MA 01301 www.mass.gov/courts/court-info/co...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 413-774-5533
F: 413-774-5328
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Eviction, Family, Traffic, Juvenile, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Includes Ashfield, Bernardston, Buckland, Charlemont, Colrain, Conway, Deerfield, Gill, Greenfield, Hawley, Heath, Leyden, Monroe, Montague, Northfield, Rowe, Shelburne, Sunderland, and Whately.
Orange District Court #42
One Court Square
Orange, MA 01364 www.mass.gov/courts/court-info/co...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 978-544-8277
F: 978-544-5204
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Eviction, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Includes Athol, Erving, New Salem, Orange, Warwick, and Wendell, Shutesbury, Leverett.
Western Housing Court (See Hampden County)
www.mass.gov/courts/court-info/tr...
Jurisdiction: Eviction, Misdemeanor (Code Violations), Small Claims
See the Hampden County Western Housing Court. This court see many housing code cases, real estate-related small claims and eviction cases for this county; also see district courts in this county.
Probate and Family Court
PO Box 590
Greenfield, MA 01302-0590 www.mass.gov/courts/court-info/co...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 413-775-7400
F: 413-774-3829
Couriers: 101 Munson St
Greenfield, MA 01302
Jurisdiction: Probate, Family
This court also holds estate, domestic relations, equity, name change and domestic violence records.

Franklin County, MA Vital Records

Contact the Ashfield Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Ashfield Town
Town Clerk
412 Main St
Ashfield, MA 01330 ashfield.org/townhall/town-clerk....
9AM-3PM M,T; 9AM-11AM W; TH by appointment EST
Phone: 413-628-4441 ext. 5
Fax: 413-628-0228

Contact the Bernardston Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Bernardston Town
Town Clerk
38 Church St
Bernardston, MA 01337 www.townofbernardston.org/index.p...
8:30AM-11:30AM T,W,TH; 6PM-8PM W also by appointment EST
Phone: 413-648-5408
Fax: 413-648-9318

Contact the Buckland Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Buckland Town
Town Clerk
17 State St
Buckland, MA 01338 town.buckland.ma.us/town-hall/tow...
7:30AM-3PM M-TH EST
Phone: 413-625-8572
Fax: 413-625-8570

Contact the Charlemont Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Charlemont Town
Town Clerk
2023 Rte 2
Charlemont, MA 01339 www.charlemont-ma.us/town/town-cl...
8:30AM-4PM M-TH; Closed F EST
Phone: 413-399-4335 ext. 7
Fax: 413-339-0320

Contact the Colrain Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Colrain Town
Town Clerk
colrain-ma.gov/town-office/town-c...
11AM-4PM M-TH EST
Phone: 413-624-3454
Fax: 413-624-8852

Contact the Conway Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Conway Town
Town Clerk
32 Main St
Conway, MA 01341
9AM-N T,TH,F EST
Phone: 413-369-4235 ext. 4
Fax: 413-369-4237

Contact the Deerfield Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Deerfield Town
Town Clerk
www.deerfieldma.us/Pages/Deerfiel...
9AM-4PM EST
Phone: 413-665-1400 ext. 100-2
Fax: 413-665-5512

Contact the Erving Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Erving Town
Town Clerk
www.erving-ma.org/town-directory/...
9:15AM-5:15PM M-F EST
Phone: 413-422-2800 ext. 101
Fax: 413-422-2808

Contact the Franklin County Office of the County Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Franklin County
County Register of Deeds
30 Olive St, #2
Greenfield, MA 01301 www.masslandrecords.com/franklin/...
8:30AM-4:30PM (Recording 8:30AM-4:15PM) EST
Phone: 413-772-0239
Fax: 413-774-7150
Recorded Documents

Contact the Gill Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Gill Town
Town Clerk
http://www.gillmass.org/clerk.php
1PM-4PM M-TH; 5:30PM-6:30PM M EST
Phone: 413-863-8103
Fax: 413-863-7775

Contact the Greenfield Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Greenfield Town
Town Clerk
greenfield-ma.gov/p/16/Town-Clerk...
8:30AM-5PM EST
Phone: 413-772-1555 ext. 6162
Fax: 413-772-1542

Contact the Hawley Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Hawley Town
Town Clerk
www.townofhawley.com/?q=node/17
3PM-5PM Wed EST
Phone: 413-339-5518
Fax: 413-339-4959

Contact the Heath Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Heath Town
Town Clerk
http://www.townofheath.org/
9:30AM-1:30PM M-TH EST
Phone: 413-337-4934
Fax: 413-337-8542

Contact the Leverett Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Leverett Town
Town Clerk
9 Montague Rd
Leverett, MA 01054 www.leverett.ma.us/content/town-c...
9AM-1:30PM M-TH EST
Phone: 413-548-9150
Fax: 413-548-1035

Contact the Leyden Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Leyden Town
Town Clerk
townofleyden.com/p/40/Town-Clerk
8AM-N M; 4:30PM-6PM W EST
Phone: 413-774-7769
Fax: 413-772-0146

Contact the Monroe Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Monroe Town
Town Clerk
3C School St
Monroe, MA 01350
8AM-N M,T EST
Phone: 413-424-5272
Fax: 413-424-7580

Contact the Montague Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Montague Town
Town Clerk
www.montague-ma.gov/Pages/Montagu...
8:30AM-5:30PM M,T,TH; 8:30AM-6:30PM W; Closed F EST
Phone: 413-863-3200 ext. 104
Fax: 413-863-3224

Contact the New Salem Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

New Salem Town
Town Clerk
www.newsalem-massachusetts.org/to...
6PM-9PM M or by appointment EST
Phone: 978-544-2731

Contact the Northfield Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Northfield Town
Town Clerk
www.northfieldma.gov/town-clerk
8AM-4PM M,TH; 8AM-3PM 5PM-8PM T; 8AM-3PM W; Closed F EST
Phone: 413-498-2901 ext. 12
Fax: 413-498-5103

Contact the Orange Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Orange Town
Town Clerk
www.townoforange.org/town-clerk
8AM-4PM M-TH; 8AM-1PM F EST
Phone: 978-544-1100 ext. 101
Fax: 978-544-1134

Contact the Shelburne Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Shelburne Town
Town Clerk
townofshelburne.com/departments/t...
10AM-5PM M,T; 10AM-4PM TH EST
Phone: 413-625-0300
Fax: 413-625-0312

Contact the Shutesbury Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Shutesbury Town
Town Clerk
1 Cooleyville Rd
Shutesbury, MA 01072 http://www.shutesbury.org/townclerk
9AM-1PM M-TH or by appointment EST
Phone: 413-259-1204
Fax: 413-259-1107

Contact the Sunderland Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Sunderland Town
Town Clerk
www.townofsunderland.us/Pages/Sun...
8AM-6PM M; 8AM-4PM T,W; 8AM-N TH EST
Phone: 413-665-1442
Fax: 413-665-1446

Contact the Warwick Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Warwick Town
Town Clerk
www.warwickma.org/selectboard.html
9AM-N, M EST
Phone: 978-544-8304
Fax: 978-544-6499

Contact the Wendell Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Wendell Town
Town Clerk
9 Morse Village Rd
Wendell, MA 01379 www.wendellmass.us/index.php/gove...
6:30PM-8:30PM W, 9:30AM-N M,F,Sat or by appointment EST
Phone: 978-544-3395 ext. 102
Fax: 978-544-7467

Contact the Whately Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Whately Town
Town Clerk
www.whately.org/index.php/town-cl...
N-7PM M; 9AM-4PM TH or by appointment EST
Phone: 413-665-0054
Fax: 413-665-9560

Franklin County Vital Certificates

Franklin County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Franklin County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 702.03 sq mi
Population (2009): 71,778
  • Females: 51.0%
  • White: 95.3%
  • Black/African American: 1.3%
  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.8%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 92.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): 243
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 3.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 6.2%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 12.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 88.0%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 29.1%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.38
Housing Units (2000): 31,939
Homeownership Rate (2000): 66.9%
Migration Flow to Franklin County, MA from (2007-2008):

Franklin County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,388,221
  • Construction: $82,867
  • Retail Trade: $107,441
  • Professional and Technical Services: $60,723
  • Healthcare: $154,594
  • Banking: $44,604
  • Retail Trade: $107,441
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $32,800
  • Manufacturing: $243,776
  • Farms: $10,201
  • Government: $229,672
Employed (2000): 37,577
Unemployed (2000): 1,780
Unemployment Rate (2009): 7.9%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $37,357
Local Government Employment (2007): 3,829
Local Government Revenue (2007): $218,135 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $164,004 (thou. dol.)

Franklin County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 707
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.9
Deaths (2007): 653
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.1
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 1.4

Franklin County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 269
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 33
  • Robbery: 11
  • Aggravated Assault: 225
Property Crimes (2008): 1,327
  • Burglary: 536
  • Larceny-Theft: 728
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 63

Franklin County Genealogy Records