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Magisterial District Court 16-3-01 - Boswell
PO Box 55
Boswell, PA 15531 http://www.co.somerset.pa.us/departme
P: 814-629-9775
F: 814-629-6632
Couriers: 200 Main St
Boswell, PA 15531
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction/Summary Offenses, Misdemeanor, Traffic, Ordinance, Prelim. Criminal
Boroughs include: Boswell, Indian Lake, Jennerstown, Shanksville, & Stoystown. Townships include: Conemaugh, Jenner, Quemahoning, & Stonycreek. The court's jurisdiction also includes portions of Allegheny Township-Turnpike Area, & New Baltimore Borough
Magisterial District Court 16-3-02 - Windber
509 15th St, Ste 2
Windber, PA 15963 http://www.co.somerset.pa.us/departme
P: 814-467-5113
F: 814-467-4748
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction/Summary Offenses, Misdemeanor, Traffic, Ordinance, Prelim. Criminal
Boroughs include: Benson, Central City, Hooversville, Paint, & Windber. Townships include: Ogle, Paint, & Shade
Magisterial District Court 16-3-03 - Somerset
218 N Kimberly Ave, Ste 200
Somerset, PA 15501 http://www.co.somerset.pa.us/departme
P: 814-445-1535
F: 814-445-1559
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction/Summary Offenses, Misdemeanor, Traffic, Ordinance, Prelim. Criminal
Includes Somerset Borough and the townships of Lincoln and Somerset.
Magisterial District Court 16-3-05 - Rockwood
2924 N Centerville Rd
Rockwood, PA 15557-6630 http://www.co.somerset.pa.us/departme
P: 814-445-7442
F: 814-352-3101
Couriers: 2924 New Centerville Rd
Rockwood, PA 15557
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction/Summary Offenses, Misdemeanor, Traffic, Ordinance, Prelim. Criminal
Boroughs include: Addison, Casselman, Confluence, New Centerville, Rockwood, Seven Springs, & Ursina. Townships include: Addison, Black, Jefferson, Lower Turkeyfoot, Middlecreek, Milford, Upper Turkeyfoot
Magisterial District Court 16-3-06 - Meyersdale
PO Box 203
Meyersdale, PA 15552 http://www.co.somerset.pa.us/departme
P: 814-634-0614
F: 814-634-8960
Couriers: 315 Grant St
Meyersdale, PA 15552
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction/Summary Offenses, Misdemeanor, Traffic, Ordinance, Prelim. Criminal
Boroughs include: Berlin, Callimont, Garrett, Meyersdale, New Baltimore, Salisbury, & Wellersburg. Townships include: Allegheny, Brothersvalley, Elk Lick, Fairhope, Greenville, Larimer, Northampton, Southampton, & Summit
Court of Common Pleas - Criminal
111 E Union St, #110
Somerset, PA 15501 http://www.co.somerset.pa.us
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM EST
P: 814-445-1435
F: 814-445-4139
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Summary
Restricted Records: No impounded records released
When faxing, send to the attention of the Clerk of Courts.
Court of Common Pleas - Civil
111 E Union St, #165
Somerset, PA 15501 http://www.co.somerset.pa.us
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM EST
P: 814-445-1428
F: 814-444-9270
Jurisdiction: Civil, Eviction, Divorce
Restricted Records: No commitment records released
Note that the civil records clerk of the Court of Common Pleas is called the Prothonotary.
Register of Wills
111 E Union St, #145
Somerset, PA 15501-1416 http://www.co.somerset.pa.us/departme
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM EST
P: 814-445-1548
F: 814-445-1542
Jurisdiction: Probate
This office is actually comprised of two separate offices: Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans' Court. Fax number listed at web site as 814-445-1542, but it may not be functional or else one must call voice line first to activate.

Somerset County, PA Vital Records

Contact the Somerset 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.

Somerset County Recorder
County Recorder of Deeds
300 N Center Ave, #400
Somerset, PA 15501 http://www.co.somerset.pa.us/departme
8:30AM-4PM EST
Phone: 814-445-1547
Fax: 814-445-1563
Recorded Documents

Somerset County Vital Certificates

Somerset County Vital Certificates

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Somerset County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 1,074.66 sq mi
Population (2009): 76,953
  • Females: 49.2%
  • White: 96.6%
  • Black/African American: 2.7%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 95.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): -3,038
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.7%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.8%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 14.3%
High School Graduates (2000): 77.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 10.8%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.45
Housing Units (2000): 37,163
Homeownership Rate (2000): 78.1%
Migration Flow to Somerset County, PA from (2007-2008):

Somerset County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,211,531
  • Construction: $66,576
  • Retail Trade: $92,395
  • Professional and Technical Services: $38,031
  • Healthcare: $132,917
  • Banking: $34,495
  • Retail Trade: $92,395
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $56,203
  • Manufacturing: $184,306
  • Farms: $32,145
  • Government: $232,265
Employed (2000): 34,541
Unemployed (2000): 2,094
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.7%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $26,834
Local Government Employment (2007): 2,890
Local Government Revenue (2007): $155,495 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $172,361 (thou. dol.)

Somerset County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 750
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.6
Deaths (2007): 938
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.1
Infant Deaths (2007): 3
  • Per 1,000 population: 4

Somerset County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 125
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 25
  • Robbery: 19
  • Aggravated Assault: 79
Property Crimes (2008): 1,026
  • Burglary: 302
  • Larceny-Theft: 684
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 40

Somerset County Genealogy Records

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