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Potter County, PA Public Records

Court of Common Pleas
1 E 2nd St, Rm 23
Coudersport, PA 16915 www.pottercountypa.net/prothonota...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 814-274-9740
F: 814-274-3361
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction
Restricted Records: No juvenile records released
Magisterial District Court 55-3-01 - Coudersport
110 North East Street
Coudersport, PA 16915
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 814-274-9411
F: 814-274-9411
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 55-4-01 - Shinglehouse
PO Box 67
Shinglehouse, PA 16748
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 814-697-6600
F: 814-697-7019
Couriers: 221 West Academy Street
Shinglehouse, PA 16748
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 55-4-03 - Galeton
11 Union Street
Galeton, PA 16922
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 814-435-2642
F: 814-435-1074
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction, Misdemeanor, Summary Traffic and Non-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 go to the Court of Common Pleas cases or are waived or dismissed.
Register of Wills
1 N Main St
Gunzburger Building
Coudersport, PA 16915 www.pottercountypa.net/post.php?p...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 814-274-8370
Jurisdiction: Probate
Online access available by subscription from private company-Landex at www.landex.com, 717-274-5890. Index back to 1997; images to 2003. See note at beginning of section.

Potter County, PA Vital Records

Contact the Potter 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.

Potter County Recorder
County Recorder of Deeds
1 N Main St, 1st Fl
Gunzburger Bldg
Coudersport, PA 16915 www.pottercountypa.net/post.php?p...
8:30AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 814-274-8370
Recorded Documents

Potter County Vital Certificates

Potter County Vital Certificates

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Potter County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 1,081.17 sq mi
Population (2009): 16,714
  • Females: 50.2%
  • White: 97.4%
  • Black/African American: 0.9%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 96.5%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,366
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.1%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 14.4%
High School Graduates (2000): 80.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 12.3%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.54
Housing Units (2000): 12,159
Homeownership Rate (2000): 77.3%
Migration Flow to Potter County, PA from (2007-2008):

Potter County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $360,173
  • Construction: $13,747
  • Retail Trade: $21,408
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $5,203
  • Retail Trade: $21,408
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $3,979
  • Manufacturing: $39,285
  • Farms: $16,342
  • Government: $52,149
Employed (2000): 7,800
Unemployed (2000): 517
Unemployment Rate (2009): 11.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $30,045
Local Government Employment (2007): 875
Local Government Revenue (2007): $46,342 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $51,251 (thou. dol.)

Potter County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 206
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.0
Deaths (2007): 192
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.2
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 4.9

Potter County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 33
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 26
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 5
Property Crimes (2008): 253
  • Burglary: 123
  • Larceny-Theft: 124
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 6

Potter County Genealogy Records