Tuesday, May 21, 2024

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Important Topics

Register and Recorder's Office

                                  

WELCOME TO THE LYCOMING COUNTY

REGISTER & RECORDER OFFICE


DAVID A. HUFFMAN, REGISTER & RECORDER

48 West Third Street

Williamsport, PA 17701-6536

570-327-2263

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Monday - Friday

Except Holidays

New Recordings are accepted from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM at the front counter.

It is our pleasure to have the opportunity to serve Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

 

 

We will continue to operate with appointments to probate estates, obtain marriage licenses, for notaries and other Orphans' Court matters.  Please contact the respective departments to schedule.

Note:  We will also attempt to accommodate walk-ins.

Note:  The REAL ID deadline has been extended now until May 9, 2025.

 

 

HISTORIC MOMENTS IN TIME

The Taber Museum in Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA is named in honor ofThomas T. Taber Ill who was a local historian and Philanthropist. He had an extensive knowledge related to the golden days of railroads and the lumbering industry. He was the author of 13 books that included Sunset Along Susquehanna Waters, Williamsport Lumber Capital, Sawmills Among The Derricks and the Williamsport & Elmira Railroad. Mr. Taber died August 13, 2022 but his memory lives on along with his generosity and support for local history. 

You can always learn more about Lycoming County history by going on pa.uslandrecords.com.

TO OBTAIN A COPY OF A DEED OR LAND RECORD

Simply click "Lycoming County Land Records" in the upper left under "Important Topics."

 

MARRIAGE LICENSES

Mission is to protect and preserve the marriage records for when a "Certified Marriage License" is needed of record. This is also where the Marriage Application begins.

FOR CURRENT MARRIAGE LICENSE INFORMATION CLICK HERE

Please call Dartha to set an appointment to apply for a marriage license at

570-327-2260

Marriage License Information for Officiants (The Person Performing the Wedding)
Changing Your Name After Marriage (Including for REAL ID)
Marriage Disclaimer of Liability
Marriage License Fee Sheet

 

 
Magisterial District Judges who perform marriages:
 
Gary A. Whiteman
542 County Farm Rd #102
Montoursville, PA 17754
570-326-1714
 
Aaron S. Biichle
County Courthouse
48 West Third St 
Williamsport, PA 17701
570-327-2275
 
Christian Frey
605 W. Fourth Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
570-322-6159
 
Kirsten A. Gardner
2134 Rt. 405 Hwy
Muncy, PA 17756
570-546-7480
 
 

FREE VIEWING

Free viewing of Land Records continues up to and including July 31, 2024.

 

NOTARIES

Please call Ashley (570)-327-2261 for an appointment.

 

REGISTER OF WILLS

Mission is to protect all probates of deceased people. The Register has jurisdiction over and maintains the records of testamentary/administration, inventory of estates, first and final accounting and other miscellaneous documents in relation to the decedent's estate. 

Probate is the legal process of settling an Estate after a person has died.

A petition must be filed with the court and a personal representative must be appointed.

FOR CURRENT PROBATE INFORMATION CLICK HERE

             Please call Kimber for an appointment to probate an estate at 570-327-2258.

Register of Wills Fee Sheet
First and Final Account file dates 2024

 

FORMS
Renunciation
Petition for Grant of Letters
 
 

CLERK OF ORPHANS’ COURT

Attention Guardians: For any assistance needed, please contact the GTS Help Desk at 877-227-2672.

The Clerk of Orphans' Court  is responsible for performing the administrative record keeping duties of the court. The Clerk of Orphans' Court will process and maintain all guardianship documents for minors and incapacitated persons.

 
 

GUARDIANSHIPS

 

ADOPTIONS

All documents pertaining to adoptions are filed at this office.

* Note: There exists an adoption self-help kit in the Lycoming County Law Library in the basement of the courthouse.

 

GENEALOGY

We are pleased to do simple genealogy requests from the Register and Recorder Office, if we have the time and adequate information available to us. For more involved genealogical  projects, please consult outside sources. For example, the Taber Museum is a good source of information in Lycoming County (570-326-3326). In addition to personal research, the museum is a helpful resource on residential (housing) research in addition to business historical research. History@DevelopingHistory.com is an email address for the museum. Also try https://tabermuseum.org/collections-research/genealogy. The James V. Browh Library (570-326-0536) is also a major source for genealogical information. Of course, there is always the Genealogical Society (LCGSgen@aol.com).

 

RECORDER OF DEEDS

Mission is to record, protect, preserve and reproduce legal documents that pertain to Real Estate in Lycoming County.

All document records of land since the year of 1795 in the Recorder of Deeds Office are available during regular office hours and are also available online at pa.uslandrecords.com.

Weekly Real Estate Transactions

(Compiled with the assistance of the Williamsport Sun-Gazette)

Recorder of Deeds Fee Sheet
Recorder of Deeds Filing Instructions
City/Twp/Boro that require Registrations 
NOTE: For Cities, Townships, and Boroughs it is very important to click on the tab above for details to avoid having documents returned. 
Blank Property Registration Form 
Realty Transfer Tax Statement of Value Form 
Common Level Ratio

 

Educational 2 min. video
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List of School Districts for Real Estate Transfer Tax Purposes

Canton
East Lycoming
Jersey Shore
Loyalsock
Montgomery
Montoursville
Muncy
South Williamsport
Southern Tioga
Wellsboro
Williamsport

 

 

Every attempt is made to provide the most accurate and complete information on this web page.

 

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