Wayne County, PA Public Records
Jurisdiction: Hawley Borough, Dreher Township, Lake Township, Lehigh Township, Paupack Township, Salem Township and Sterling Township.
Jurisdiction: Canaan Township, Cherry Ridge Township, Prompton Borough, South Canaan Township, Texas Township and Waymart Borough.
Jurisdiction: Bethany Borough, Berlin Township, Buckingham Township, Clinton Township, Damascus Township, Dyberry Township, Lebanon Township, Mt. Pleasant Township, Manchester Township, Oregon Township, Preston Township, Scott Township, Starrucca Borough.
P: 570-253-5970 ext. 1210
Restricted Records: Juvenile records not released
Note that the civil records clerk of the Court of Common Pleas is called the Prothonotary.
P: 570-253-5970 ext. 4040
The Register of Wills is the custodian of the records relating to probate including wills and letters of administration; estate inventories; inheritance tax records; administrator, bonds; executor and administrator oaths; and various kinds of reports.
Wayne County, PA Vital Records
Contact the Wayne 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.
County Recorder of Deeds
925 Court St
Honesdale, PA 18431 http://waynecountypa.gov/481/Recorder
Wayne 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.
Get a vital certificate.
Wayne County Population Records
- Females: 49%
- White: 96.1%
- Black/African American: 2.5%
- Asian: 0.6%
- Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%
- Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.9%
- White, Not Hispanic: 93.4%
Wayne County Records
- Total: $723,931
- Construction: $91,491
- Retail Trade: $84,848
- Professional and Technical Services: $21,087
- Healthcare: $86,345
- Banking: $31,537
- Retail Trade: $84,848
- Accommodations and Food Services: $44,837
- Manufacturing: $31,001
- Farms: $3,094
- Government: $177,437
Wayne County Birth, Death Records
- Per 1,000 population: 9.4
- Per 1,000 population: 10.4
- Per 1,000 population: 4.1
Wayne County Criminal Records
- Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
- Forcible rape: 21
- Robbery: 5
- Aggravated Assault: 104
- Burglary: 202
- Larceny-Theft: 555
- Motor Vehicle Theft: 38