Lackawanna County Records

Search for Lackawanna County PA county records. County records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records, marriage licenses, divorce records, property tax records, property ownership, historical records, genealogical research, property titles, property deeds, county maps, county taxes, county zones, school boundaries, and more.


Clerk Offices are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of county records. These include vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage records, divorce records, and death certificates, which can be useful for proving identity or for conducting genealogical research. They may also keep documents related to property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Clerk Office is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Lackawanna County Clerk Scranton PA 507 Linden Street 18503 570-963-6702


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices maintain a number of property-related county records, including property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain records on property transfers and sales, including titles and deeds, which list the former and current owners as well as information on the property itself. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices may provide online access to their county records.

Archbald Borough Tax Collector Archbald PA 400 Church Street 18403 570-876-3395

Dickson City Tax Collector Dickson City PA 801 Boulevard Avenue 18519 570-489-8126

Dunmore Borough Tax Collector Dunmore PA 400 South Blakely Street 18512 570-343-5700

Lackawanna County Tax Claim Bureau Scranton PA 135 Jefferson Avenue 18503 570-963-6734

Old Forge Tax Collector Old Forge PA 314 South Main Street 18518 570-457-6408

Throop Borough Tax Collector Throop PA 436 Sanderson Street 18512 570-383-7009

Vandling Borough Tax Collector Vandling PA 433 Clinton Street 18421 570-785-8880


Town and City Halls are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage license records, divorce records, and death certificates. These can be used as proof of identity, in applications for government services, or for performing genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may also keep documents on property ownership, property taxes and tax assessments, and maps for their jurisdiction that include zones, property boundaries, and school boundaries. Town and City Halls often make county records available online.

Carbondale City Hall Carbondale PA 1 North Main Street 18407 570-282-4044

Scranton City Hall Scranton PA 340 North Washington Avenue 18503 570-348-4100


Historical Societies are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with genealogical research. They may also have photographs, historical maps, historical laws, and other records for their location and the people who lived there. Historical Societies may provide online access to their county records.

Carbondale Historical Society Carbondale PA 1 North Main Street 18407 570-282-0385

Dunmore Historical Society Dunmore PA 120 Barton Street 18512 570-558-1060

Lackawanna Historical Society Scranton PA 232 Monroe Avenue 18510 570-344-3841

The Royals Historical Society Scranton PA 800 Linden Street 18510 570-941-4123


Assessor Offices determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by residents. Assessors also keep a number of property-related documents, including records on property tax assessments, property appraisals, tax liens, foreclosures, and property tax payments. These records include information about current and former owners of a property, the property's size and location, zones and use regulations, and transfers of the property ownership. Assessors may make county records available through their website.

Lackawanna County Assessment Scranton PA 135 Jefferson Avenue 18503 570-963-6728

Lackawanna County Assessor Scranton PA 1302 Madison Avenue 18509 570-963-6728


Recorders of Deeds keep a range of real estate ownership documents for a county or local government as part of their job to ensure the accuracy of property, land, and property tax records. The Recorder of Deeds has county records on property ownership, transfers of property including deeds and titles, and property tax records such as property appraisals, tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Lackawanna County Recorder of Deeds Scranton PA 135 Jefferson Avenue 18503 570-963-6775


Auditor Offices are responsible for providing oversight for government agencies. As part of this job, Auditors evaluate the performance of government agencies and their compliance with laws, rules, and regulations, and they also investigate corruption and fraudulent activities. Auditor Offices maintain a number of records related to their function, including audit reports, government evaluation reports, corruption reports, and fraud investigations. They often produce annual or semi-annual reports on a number of agencies within the county government. Auditor Offices typically make county records available on their website.

Pennsylvania Auditor Scranton PA 101 Penn Avenue 18503 570-963-4575


Archives preserve historically significant documents, which can include a number of county records, such as historical birth certificates and death certificates, as well as marriage and divorce records which can be useful when performing genealogical research. Archives may also contain photographs, historical maps, personal documents, and other historical records about a specific location and the people who lived there. They may also hold historic newspapers that contain county records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.

Scranton Central Records Archive Scranton PA 100 South Washington Avenue 18503 570-348-4150