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Adams County, PA Public Records

Court of Common Pleas - Criminal
117 Baltimore St, #103
Gettysburg, PA 17325 www.adamscounty.us/Dept/CourtofCo...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 717-337-9806
F: 717-334-9333
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Historical records are located at the PA Historical Museum Commission and Adams County Historical Society..
Court of Common Pleas - Civil
117 Baltimore St, Rm 104
Gettysburg, PA 17325 www.adamscounty.us/Dept/CourtofCo...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 717-337-9834
Jurisdiction: Civil, Eviction
Restricted Records: No mental health, sealed records released
Note that the civil records clerk of the Court of Common Pleas is called the Prothonotary.
Magisterial District Court 51-3-01 - Gettysburg
34 East Middle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325 www.adamscounty.us/Dept/CourtofCo...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 717-334-7913
F: 717-334-1262
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction/Summary Offenses, Misdemeanor, Traffic, Ordinance, Prelim. Criminal
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also go to the Court of Common Pleas cases or are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 51-3-02 - Bonneauville
45D West Hanover Street
Bonneauville, PA 17325 www.adamscounty.us/Dept/CourtofCo...
P: 717-334-7810
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction/Summary Offenses, Misdemeanor, Traffic, Ordinance, Prelim. Criminal
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also go to the Court of Common Pleas cases or are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 51-3-03 - East Berlin
40 Church Road
East Berlin, PA 17316 www.adamscounty.us/Dept/CourtofCo...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 717-624-7138
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction/Summary Offenses, Misdemeanor, Traffic, Ordinance, Prelim. Criminal
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also go to the Court of Common Pleas cases or are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 51-3-04 - Gettysburg
2267 Fairfield Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325 www.adamscounty.us/Dept/CourtofCo...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 717-337-3870
F: 717-337-0934
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction/Summary Offenses, Misdemeanor, Traffic, Ordinance, Prelim. Criminal
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also go to the Court of Common Pleas cases or are waived or dismissed.
Register of Wills
117 Baltimore St Rm 102
Gettysburg, PA 17325-2398 www.adamscounty.us/Dept/Registero...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 717-337-9826
F: 717-334-1758
Jurisdiction: Probate

Adams County, PA Vital Records

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

Adams County
County Recorder of Deeds
117 Baltimore St, Rm 102
Gettysburg, PA 7325-2398 www.adamscounty.us/Dept/RecOfDeed...
8AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 717-337-9826
Fax: 717-334-1758
Recorded Documents

Adams County Vital Certificates

Adams County Vital Certificates

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Adams County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 520.01 sq mi
Population (2009): 102,323
  • Females: 50.6%
  • White: 96.1%
  • Black/African American: 2.1%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 6.2%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 90.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): 11,031
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 3.4%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 5.5%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 7.8%
High School Graduates (2000): 79.7%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 16.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.61
Housing Units (2000): 35,831
Homeownership Rate (2000): 76.8%
Migration Flow to Adams County, PA from (2007-2008):

Adams County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,757,165
  • Construction: $146,527
  • Retail Trade: $132,903
  • Professional and Technical Services: $57,082
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $49,719
  • Retail Trade: $132,903
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $68,685
  • Manufacturing: $435,974
  • Farms: $26,891
  • Government: $263,440
Employed (2000): 46,188
Unemployed (2000): 2,042
Unemployment Rate (2009): 7.5%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $30,677
Local Government Employment (2007): 3,474
Local Government Revenue (2007): $196,310 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $259,139 (thou. dol.)

Adams County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,172
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.6
Deaths (2007): 921
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.1
Infant Deaths (2007): 15
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.8

Adams County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 121
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 31
  • Robbery: 20
  • Aggravated Assault: 68
Property Crimes (2008): 1,251
  • Burglary: 254
  • Larceny-Theft: 938
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 59

Adams County Genealogy Records