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Lackawanna County, PA Public Records

Court of Common Pleas - Criminal
200 N. Washington Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503 www.lackawannacounty.org/index.ph...
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 570-963-6773
F: 570-963-6477
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Court of Common Pleas - Civil
436 Spruce St
Brooks Bldg, Clerk of Judicial Records
Scranton, PA 18503-1551 www.lackawannacounty.org/index.ph...
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 570-963-6723
F: 570-963-6387
Jurisdiction: Civil, Eviction
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
See http://www.lpa-homes.org/LPA_Applications.htm for access to the docket index.
Magisterial District Court 45-1-01 - Old Forge
1 Maxson Drive
Old Forge, PA 18518
Hours: 8:30AM-3:30PM EST
P: 570-457-3320
F: 570-457-3830
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 45-1-02 - Scranton
130 North Washington Ave, First Floor
Scranton, PA 18503
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 570-963-6518
F: 570-963-6898
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 45-1-03 - Scranton
1629 Pittston Avenue, 1st Floor
Scranton, PA 18505
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 570-963-6516
F: 570-963-6175
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 45-1-05 - Scranton
1600 Farr Street
Scranton, PA 18504
Hours: 8AM-3PM EST
P: 570-963-6504
F: 570-963-6505
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 45-1-06 - Dunmore
2012 West Pine Street
Dunmore, PA 18512
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 570-963-6521
F: 570-963-6174
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 45-1-08 - Olyphant
1444 East Lackawanna Ave, Ste 221
Olyphant, PA 18447
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 570-383-0421
F: 570-383-9634
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 45-3-01 - Chinchilla
PO Box 427
Chinchilla, PA 18410
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 570-587-1909
F: 570-587-8784
Couriers: 104 Shady Lane Road
Chinchilla, PA 18410
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 45-3-02 - Moscow
119 North Main Street
Moscow, PA 18444
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 570-842-2111
F: 570-842-9117
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 45-3-03 - Carbondale
38 North Main Street
Carbondale, PA 18407
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 570-282-3181
F: 570-282-9269
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 45-3-04 - Archbald
400 Church Street, 2nd Floor
Archbald Borough Building
Archbald, PA 18403
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 570-876-0570
F: 570-876-6412
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
507 Linden St, #400
Scranton Electric Bldg
Scranton, PA 18503 www.lackawannacounty.org/index.ph...
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 570-963-6702
F: 570-963-6377
Jurisdiction: Probate, Guardianship, Marriage License

Lackawanna County, PA Vital Records

Contact the Lackawanna 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.

Lackawanna County Recorder
County Recorder of Deeds
135 Jefferson Ave
County Gateway Center
Scranton, PA 18503 www.lackawannacounty.org/index.ph...
9AM-4PM EST
Phone: 570-963-6775
Fax: 570-963-6390
Recorded Documents

Lackawanna County Vital Certificates

Lackawanna County Vital Certificates

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Lackawanna County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 458.63 sq mi
Population (2009): 208,801
  • Females: 52.2%
  • White: 95.6%
  • Black/African American: 2.3%
  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 3.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 92.5%
Population Change (2000-2009): -4,495
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.3%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 5.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 13.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 82.0%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 19.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.38
Housing Units (2000): 95,362
Homeownership Rate (2000): 67.6%
Migration Flow to Lackawanna County, PA from (2007-2008):

Lackawanna County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $4,946,847
  • Construction: $259,551
  • Retail Trade: $413,327
  • Professional and Technical Services: $300,520
  • Healthcare: $827,038
  • Banking: $325,938
  • Retail Trade: $413,327
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $134,828
  • Manufacturing: $728,570
  • Farms: $-847
  • Government: $655,179
Employed (2000): 96,290
Unemployed (2000): 5,442
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.3%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $34,014
Local Government Employment (2007): 8,241
Local Government Revenue (2007): $533,715 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $724,080 (thou. dol.)

Lackawanna County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 2,365
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.3
Deaths (2007): 2,622
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 15
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.3

Lackawanna County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 451
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 9
  • Forcible rape: 46
  • Robbery: 118
  • Aggravated Assault: 278
Property Crimes (2008): 4,648
  • Burglary: 1,008
  • Larceny-Theft: 3,391
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 249

Lackawanna County Genealogy Records