Berks County, PA Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce Records

Berks County vital recordsBirth and death records in Berks County are available beginning in 1906 from the Division of Vital Records in New Castle. Marriage and divorce records may be obtained from the Registry of Wills in the Berks County Courthouse in Reading. Genealogical inquiries are received by email at and answered from Tuesday to Thursday from 10 AM to 4:30 PM. The county was formed on March 11, 1752, from parts of Chester County, Lancaster County, and Philadelphia County. It was named after the English county in which William Penn's family home layBerkshire, which is often abbreviated to Berks.

Berks County Recorder Office - Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records

Berks County Prothonotary
633 Court St
Reading, PA 19601
Hours of Operation: 8AM-4PM EST
Phone: 610-478-6970
Fax: 610-478-6969
Recording Officer: County Prothonotary
Records Online: Judgment, Lien
Note: See Recorder for real estate records.

Berks County Recorder
633 Court St, 3rd Fl
Reading, PA 19601
Hours of Operation: 8AM-5PM EST
Phone: 610-478-3380
Fax: 610-478-3359
Real Estate: 610-478-3380
Assessor: 610-478-6262
Treasurer: 610-478-6640
Elections: 610-478-6490
Recording Officer: Recorder of Deeds
Records Online: Real Estate, Deed, Grantor/Grantee, Mortgage, Birth, Death, Marriage
Note: No tax liens filed here.
Assessor Fax: 610-478-6261
Assessor Website
Assessor Address: Services Ctr

Berks County Marriage & Divorce Records - County Courts

Category: Courts
Courts-Federal - Clerk's Ofc Information
400 Washington Street
Reading, PA 19601
Phone: (610)320-5255

Berks County Birth & Death Records - Adoption Agencies

Catholic Social Agency
400 Washington Street
Reading, PA 19601
Phone: (610)376-7144

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