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Court of Common Pleas - Criminal
633 Court St, 4th Fl
Reading, PA 19601 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Clerks
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 610-478-6550
F: 610-478-6570
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Court of Common Pleas - Civil
633 Court St, 2nd Fl
Prothonotary
Reading, PA 19601 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/prothonotar
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 610-478-6970
F: 610-478-6969
Jurisdiction: Civil, Eviction
Restricted Records: No mental, sealed records released
Passports available by appointment only.
Register of Wills
633 Court St, 2nd Fl
Reading, PA 19601 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/rwills/site
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 610-478-6600
F: 610-478-6251
Jurisdiction: Probate
Magisterial District Court 23-1-01 - Wernersville
600 East Penn Avenue, Suite 5
West Gate Shoppes
Wernersville, PA 19565 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/dept/courts
Hours: 9AM-4:30PM EST
P: 610-678-6721
F: 610-678-9835
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 23-1-02 - Reading
1150 Muhlenberg Street
Reading, PA 19602 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Courts
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 610-374-9288
F: 610-374-3079
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 23-1-03 - Reading
101 North 9th Street
Reading, PA 19601 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Courts
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 610-378-5101
F: 610-378-0441
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 23-1-05 - Reading
633 Court Street
Reading, PA 19601 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Courts
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 610-373-2127
F: 610-373-2635
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 23-1-06 - Temple
427 Water Street
Temple, PA 19560 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Courts
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 610-929-4440
F: 610-921-3625
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 23-2-01 - Reading
441 Morgantown Road
Reading, PA 19611 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Courts
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 610-375-7101
F: 610-375-7144
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 23-2-02 - West Reading
401 Walnut Street
West Reading, PA 19611 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Courts
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 610-374-7721
F: 610-374-7769
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 23-2-03 - Reading
10 Fairlane Road
Reading, PA 19606 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Courts
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 610-779-5137
F: 610-779-4681
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 23-2-04 - Mohnton
1786 Welsh Road
Mohnton, PA 19540 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/dept/courts
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 610-777-3885
F: 610-796-0227
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 23-3-01 - Birdsboro
321 North Furnace Street
Matthew Brooke Professional Building, Suite 180
Birdsboro, PA 19508 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Courts
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 610-582-8615
F: 610-582-2598
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 23-3-02 - Boyertown
100 Schaeffer Street, Suite 2
Boyertown, PA 19512 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Courts
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 610-367-2357
F: 610-369-0264
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 23-3-03 - Oley
PO Box 18
Oley, PA 19547 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Courts
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 610-987-3344
F: 610-987-3067
Couriers: 26 Scholl Drive
Oley, PA 19547
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 23-3-04 - Fleetwood
110 West Arch Street, Suite 118
Fleetwood, PA 19522 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Courts
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 610-944-7202
F: 610-944-5471
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 23-3-05 - Leesport
2739 Bernville Road
Leesport, PA 19533 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Courts
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 610-916-4496
F: 610-916-1662
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 23-3-06 - Hamburg
61 North Third Street, 2nd Floor
Hamburg, PA 19526 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Courts
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 610-562-4364
F: 610-562-5962
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 23-3-07 - Bernville
7191 Bernville Road
Bernville, PA 19506 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Courts
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 610-488-6224
F: 610-488-0579
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 23-3-09 - Reading
1259 North 10th Street
Reading, PA 19604 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/dept/courts
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 610-373-4424
F: 610-373-8297
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 23-1-04 - Reading - Closed, see 23-3-09
This court replaced by Magisterial District Court 23-3-09 - Reading.

Berks County, PA Vital Records

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

Berks County Recorder
Recorder of Deeds
633 Court St, 3rd Fl
Services Center
Reading, PA 19601 http://www.co.berks.pa.us/recorder
8AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 610-478-3380
Fax: 610-478-3359
Recorded Documents

Berks County Vital Certificates

Berks County Vital Certificates

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Berks County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 858.88 sq mi
Population (2009): 407,125
  • Females: 50.6%
  • White: 91.8%
  • Black/African American: 5.3%
  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 14.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 78.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): 33,487
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 4.3%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 12.7%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.3%
High School Graduates (2000): 78%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 18.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.55
Housing Units (2000): 150,222
Homeownership Rate (2000): 74%
Migration Flow to Berks County, PA from (2007-2008):

Berks County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $9,730,190
  • Construction: $674,327
  • Retail Trade: $790,403
  • Professional and Technical Services: $656,527
  • Healthcare: $1,132,475
  • Banking: $456,025
  • Retail Trade: $790,403
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $194,461
  • Manufacturing: $2,066,252
  • Farms: $61,278
  • Government: $1,220,301
Employed (2000): 180,881
Unemployed (2000): 9,671
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.8%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $34,921
Local Government Employment (2007): 17,041
Local Government Revenue (2007): $1,128,614 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $1,879,786 (thou. dol.)

Berks County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 5,141
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.8
Deaths (2007): 3,474
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 33
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.4

Berks County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 1,341
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 16
  • Forcible rape: 65
  • Robbery: 561
  • Aggravated Assault: 699
Property Crimes (2008): 10,294
  • Burglary: 2,142
  • Larceny-Theft: 6,959
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 1,193

Berks County Genealogy Records

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