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Court of Common Pleas - Criminal
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
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Court of Common Pleas - Civil
140 W 6th St, Rm 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 - Erie
824 East Sixth Street
Erie, PA 16507 www.eriecountypa.gov/courts/court...
Hours: 8AM-12: 1PM-4:30PM EST
P: 814-451-6524
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 06-1-02 - Erie
1021 Parade Street
Erie, PA 16503 www.eriecountypa.gov/courts/court...
P: 814-451-6530
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 06-1-03 - Erie
809 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16501 www.eriecountypa.gov/courts/court...
P: 814-451-6528
F: 814-451-6528
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. Now holds records for closed Magisterial District Court 06-2-01.
Magisterial District Court 06-1-04 - Erie
460 East 26th Street
Erie, PA 16504 www.eriecountypa.gov/courts/court...
P: 814-451-6522
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 06-1-05 - Erie
1571 West 38th Street
Erie, PA 16508 www.eriecountypa.gov/courts/court...
P: 814-451-6520
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 06-2-01 - Closed - see 06-01-03
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction/Summary Offenses, Misdemeanor, Traffic, Ordinance, Prelim. Criminal
This court was closed, cases now heard by the Judge of District Court 06-1-03 in Erie.
Magisterial District Court 06-2-02 - Erie
3608 West 26th Street, Ste 104
Erie, PA 16506 www.eriecountypa.gov/courts/court...
P: 814-451-6518
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 06-2-04 - Corry
732 Worth Street
Corry, PA 16407 www.eriecountypa.gov/courts/court...
P: 814-665-7285
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 06-3-01 - Erie
3921 Buffalo Road
Erie, PA 16510 www.eriecountypa.gov/courts/court...
P: 814-451-6516
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 06-3-02 - North East
PO Box 8
North East, PA 16428 www.eriecountypa.gov/courts/court...
Hours: 8AM-4:30 PM EST
P: 814-725-9693
Couriers: 10300 West Main Road
North East, PA 16428
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 06-3-03 - Erie
9333 Tate Road, Suite 109
Erie, PA 16509 www.eriecountypa.gov/courts/court...
P: 814-451-6511
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 06-3-04 - Union City - Closed
Magisterial District Court 06-3-05 - Erie
1230 Townhall Road West, Ste 300
Erie, PA 16509 www.eriecountypa.gov/courts/court...
P: 814-451-6532
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 06-3-06 - McKean
PO Box 53
McKean, PA 16426 www.eriecountypa.gov/courts/court...
P: 814-476-7734
Couriers: 8952 West Main Street
McKean, PA 16426
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction/Summary Offenses, Misdemeanor, Traffic, Ordinance, Prelim. Criminal
Magisterial Small claims cases are usually recorded with the Prothonotary Court of Common Pleas, which holds the records. Generally misdemeanor records also go to the Court of Common Pleas cases are waived or dismissed. Court in Edinburg was moved here.
Magisterial District Court 06-3-08 - East Springfield
PO Box 157
East Springfield, PA 16411 www.eriecountypa.gov/courts/court...
P: 814-922-7117
Couriers: 6880 Route 215
East Springfield, PA 16411
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 06-3-96 - Edinboro (Closed - See McKean)
Register of Wills
140 W 6th St, Rm 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.eriecountypa.gov/county-servi...
8AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 814-451-6246
Fax: 814-451-6213
Recorded Documents

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 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