Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Perry County Courthouse
2 East Main Street
P.O. Box 223
New Bloomfield, PA 17068
The Recorder of Deeds is responsible for the preservation of land records in Perry County. We are required to record all documents relating to real estate property in the County. The Recorder is also responsible for the recording of military discharges for the county residents. We are also the agent for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the collection of realty transfer tax. In 2009, we are proud to add to our services the capability for e-recording. Our current e-recording partners are Simplifile (Website: simplifile.com) and CSC (Corporation Service Company) (website: www.erecording.com).
Our records are available on line through landex.com. You can either sign up to use the remote services as a customer, see the website at www.landex.com/remote/ or one time users can simply use the web store search, at www.landex.com/webstore/
The Register of Wills has jurisdiction over the probate of wills and granting of letters, thereby having quasi judical powers. We maintain the records on all estates probated for county residents. The Register is also the agent for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the collection of Inheritance Tax.
The Clerk of the Orphans' Court is responsible for adjudicated incapacitated filings, estates of minors, and adoption proceedings. Adoption proceedings are sealed records in our office and the only way they can be accessed is by order of court. We also issue marriage license and maintain the records for the licenses issued.