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Carbon County, PA Public Records

Court of Common Pleas - Criminal
4 Broadway Ave
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 http://www.carboncourts.com
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 570-325-3637
F: 570-325-5705
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental health records released
Court of Common Pleas - Civil
PO Box 130
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 http://www.carboncourts.com
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 570-325-2481
F: 570-325-8047
Couriers: 2 Broadway
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Jurisdiction: Civil, Small Claims, Eviction
Restricted Records: No abuse, mental health records released
Small Claims and Evictions are found at the local magistrate court and can be reached at 570-325-2751. There are 4 magistrate courts in Carbon County.
Magisterial District Court 56-3-01 - Jim Thorpe
PO Box 356
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Hours: 8AM-12: 1PM-4PM EST
P: 570-325-2751
F: 570-325-5538
Couriers: 340 Center Avenue
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
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 56-3-02 - Palmerton
401 Delaware Ave
Palmerton, PA 18071
Hours: 8AM-N 1PM-4:30PM EST
P: 610-826-3707
F: 610-826-6914
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 56-3-03 - Lansford
PO Box 203
Lansford, PA 18232
Hours: 8AM-N 1PM-4:30PM EST
P: 570-645-3024
F: 570-645-5544
Couriers: 417 East Ridge Street
Lansford, PA 18232
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 56-3-04 - Weatherly
200 Carbon Street
Weatherly, PA 18255
Hours: 8:30AM-N 1PM-4:30PM EST
P: 570-427-4100
F: 570-427-8730
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
PO Box 286
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 www.carboncourts.com/regwill.htm
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 570-325-2261
F: 570-325-5098
Couriers: 1 Hazard Square
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Jurisdiction: Probate
Docket information is available free online at http://www.carboncourts.com/pubacc.htm. Registration required. The Archives Dept. can be reached at 570-325-5713.

Carbon County, PA Vital Records

Contact the Carbon County Recorder 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.

Carbon County Recorder
County Recorder of Deeds
2 Hazart Sq
Courthouse Annex
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 www.carboncounty.com/index.php/2-...
8:30AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 570-325-2651
Fax: 570-325-2726
Recorded Documents

Carbon County Vital Certificates

Carbon County Vital Certificates

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Carbon County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 381.04 sq mi
Population (2009): 63,865
  • Females: 51.0%
  • White: 96.8%
  • Black/African American: 1.8%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 3.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 93.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): 5,070
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.8%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 5.7%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.0%
High School Graduates (2000): 79.0%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 11.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.44
Housing Units (2000): 30,492
Homeownership Rate (2000): 78.2%
Migration Flow to Carbon County, PA from (2007-2008):

Carbon County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $828,551
  • Construction: $49,517
  • Retail Trade: $63,355
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $114,771
  • Banking: $19,818
  • Retail Trade: $63,355
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $34,158
  • Manufacturing: $120,177
  • Farms: $2,170
  • Government: $142,076
Employed (2000): 26,458
Unemployed (2000): 1,536
Unemployment Rate (2009): 10.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $29,899
Local Government Employment (2007): 2,534
Local Government Revenue (2007): $152,610 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $193,197 (thou. dol.)

Carbon County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 669
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.6
Deaths (2007): 760
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.0
Infant Deaths (2007): 4
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.0

Carbon County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 181
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 12
  • Robbery: 15
  • Aggravated Assault: 153
Property Crimes (2008): 1,281
  • Burglary: 336
  • Larceny-Theft: 894
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 51

Carbon County Genealogy Records