Luzerne County, PA Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce Records
Birth and death record certified copies in Luzerne County are restricted to immediate family, for records dating to 1906. Certified record copies can be requested in person, by mail, or online from the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Vital Records in New Castle. Marriage and divorce records are unrestricted court records; copies of these records are available from the Luzerne County Clerk of Court in Wilkes-Barre. Also unrestricted are historical records; the Luzerne County Historical Society in Wilkes-Barre and the Pennsylvania State Archives in Harrisburg maintain records dating to 1682. Luzerne County was carved out of Northumberland County in 1786.
Luzerne County Recorder Office - Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records
Luzerne County Prothonotary
200 N River St
County Court House
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-1001
Hours of Operation: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
Recording Officer: County Prothonotary
Note: See Recorder for real estate records.
Luzerne County Recorder
200 N River St
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Hours of Operation: 9AM-4:30PM EST
Real Estate: 570-825-1641
Recording Officer: County Recorder of Deeds
Records Online: Real Estate, Deed, Mortgage, Register of Wills
Note: No tax liens filed here.
Assessor Fax: 570-825-1763
Luzerne County Marriage & Divorce Records - County Courts
Luzerne County Court House
54 West Union Street Frnt
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
Luzerne County Birth & Death Records
About Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
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