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Erie County, PA Public Records

Court of Common Pleas - Criminal
Erie County Courthouse
140 W 6th St, Rm 103
Erie, PA 16501 www.eriecountypa.gov/county-servi...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 814-451-6221
F: 814-451-6492
No credit cards accepted for record copies or searches, etc.
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Court of Common Pleas - Civil
Erie County Courthouse
140 W 6th St, Room 120
Erie, PA 16501 www.eriecountypa.gov/county-servi...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 814-451-6250
F: 814-451-7400
Jurisdiction: Civil
Restricted Records: No sealed records released
Note that the civil records clerk of the Court of Common Pleas is called the Prothonotary.
Magisterial District Court 06-1-01
824 East Sixth Street
Erie, PA 16507
P: 814-451-6524
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction, Dismissed Misdemeanor, Certain Traffic, Ordinance
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also they go to the Court of Common Pleas cases are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 06-1-02
1021 Parade Street
Erie, PA 16503
P: 814-451-6530
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction, Dismissed Misdemeanor, Certain Traffic, Ordinance
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also they go to the Court of Common Pleas cases are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 06-1-03
809 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16501
P: 814-451-6528
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction, Dismissed Misdemeanor, Certain Traffic, Ordinance
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also they go to the Court of Common Pleas cases are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 06-1-04
460 East 26th Street
Erie, PA 16504
P: 814-451-6522
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction, Dismissed Misdemeanor, Certain Traffic, Ordinance
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also they go to the Court of Common Pleas cases are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 06-1-05
1571 West 38th Street
Erie, PA 16508
P: 814-451-6520
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction, Dismissed Misdemeanor, Certain Traffic, Ordinance
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also they go to the Court of Common Pleas cases are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 06-2-01
556 West Fourth Street
Erie, PA 16507
P: 814-451-6526
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction, Dismissed Misdemeanor, Certain Traffic, Ordinance
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also they go to the Court of Common Pleas cases are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 06-2-02
3608 West 26th Street, Suite 104
Erie, PA 16506
P: 814-451-6518
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction, Dismissed Misdemeanor, Certain Traffic, Ordinance
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also they go to the Court of Common Pleas cases are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 06-2-04
732 Worth Street
Corry, PA 16407
P: 814-665-7285
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction, Dismissed Misdemeanor, Certain Traffic, Ordinance
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also they go to the Court of Common Pleas cases are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 06-3-01
3921 Buffalo Road
Erie, PA 16510
P: 814-451-6516
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction, Dismissed Misdemeanor, Certain Traffic, Ordinance
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also they go to the Court of Common Pleas cases are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 06-3-02
10300 West Main Road
P.O. Box 8
North East, PA 16428
P: 814-725-9693
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction, Dismissed Misdemeanor, Certain Traffic, Ordinance
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also they go to the Court of Common Pleas cases are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 06-3-03
9333 Tate Road, Suite 109
Erie, PA 16509
P: 814-451-6511
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction, Dismissed Misdemeanor, Certain Traffic, Ordinance
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also they go to the Court of Common Pleas cases are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 06-3-04
132 North Main Street
Union City, PA 16438
P: 814-438-3855
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction, Dismissed Misdemeanor, Certain Traffic, Ordinance
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also they go to the Court of Common Pleas cases are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 06-3-05
1230 Townhall Road West, Suite 300
Erie, PA 16509
P: 814-451-6532
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction, Dismissed Misdemeanor, Certain Traffic, Ordinance
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also they go to the Court of Common Pleas cases are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 06-3-06
8952 West Main Street
P.O. Box 53
McKean, PA 16426
P: 814-476-7734
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction, Dismissed Misdemeanor, Certain Traffic, Ordinance
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also they go to the Court of Common Pleas cases are waived or dismissed.
Magisterial District Court 06-3-08
6880 Route 215
P.O. Box 157
East Springfield, PA 16411
P: 814-922-7117
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction, Dismissed Misdemeanor, Certain Traffic, Ordinance
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary at the Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also they go to the Court of Common Pleas cases are waived or dismissed.
Register of Wills
Erie County Courthouse
140 W 6th St, Room 122
Erie, PA 16501 www.eriecountypa.gov/county-servi...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 814-451-6260
F: 814-451-7010
Jurisdiction: Probate, Orphans' Court, Marriage
Online access available by subscription from private company-Infocon at www.infoconcountyaccess.com, 814-472-6066. See note at beginning of section. Images are available.

Erie County, PA Vital Records

Contact the Erie 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.

Erie County Recorder
County Recorder of Deeds
140 W 6th St
Erie, PA 16507
www.eriecountygov.org/county-serv...
8AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 814-451-6246
Fax: 814-451-6213
Recorded Documents

Official Erie County Vital Certificates

Erie 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 official hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Erie County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 801.95 sq mi
Population (2009): 280,291
  • Females: 50.9%
  • White: 91.0%
  • Black/African American: 6.7%
  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 3.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 88.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): -554
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.7%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 5.9%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 14.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 84.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 20.9%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.51
Housing Units (2000): 114,322
Homeownership Rate (2000): 69.2%
Migration Flow to Erie County, PA from (2007-2008):

Erie County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $6,320,919
  • Construction: $283,587
  • Retail Trade: $456,580
  • Professional and Technical Services: $259,793
  • Healthcare: $973,749
  • Banking: $401,192
  • Retail Trade: $456,580
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $155,293
  • Manufacturing: $1,551,659
  • Farms: $9,522
  • Government: $924,542
Employed (2000): 129,325
Unemployed (2000): 8,012
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $30,323
Local Government Employment (2007): 10,525
Local Government Revenue (2007): $763,666 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $1,188,518 (thou. dol.)

Erie County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 3,543
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.7
Deaths (2007): 2,661
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 30
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.5

Erie County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 851
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 9
  • Forcible rape: 127
  • Robbery: 360
  • Aggravated Assault: 355
Property Crimes (2008): 6,861
  • Burglary: 1,746
  • Larceny-Theft: 4,847
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 268

Erie County Genealogy Records