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Washington County Courthouse

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    100 W. Beau St.
    Washington, PA 15301-4402
    Phone: (724)228-6700
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    You will want to give the mail sorter some direction on which office to send your letter to. For instance:

    • Recorder of Deeds (for land records)
    • Register of Wills (for wills)

      The following messages is from the Courthouse: " Research requests of this nature have increased to the point we must be compensated for our time. Therefore, this office has established a minimum fee of $10.00 PER NAME payable to REGISTER OF WILLS. This fee is charged whether or not a search is successful. We will inform you of any detailed information we have located and mail copy of same to you. Also, please include a long, self-addressed stamped envelope with your request. Keep in mind that due to the heavy demand for research, there may be a delay. Please be patient with us."

    • Clerk of the Orphan's Court (old birth/death/marriage records)

    Click here for a description of what each of the county offices is responsible for according to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Vital Statistics

Vital Records, State Dept of Health
P.O. Box 1528
101 South Mercer Street
New Castle, PA 16103

Birth records are $4.00 each and death records are $3.00 each. Expect 4-6 turnaround. Be sure to provide a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) and expect a 4-6 week turnaround. Marriage records are kept at the county level (see the vital statistics page).

Pittsburgh Health Department
Pittsburgh Health Department
City-County Bldg.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Microfilms are at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

For Pennsylvania Land Records
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
P.O. Box 1026
Harrisburg, PA 17108

Click here for more information.

Pennsylvania State Archives
visit the Archives Building on Third and Forster Streets
in Harrisburg, Phone: (717) 783-3281

All mail inquiries should be sent to:
Pennsylvania State Archives
PO Box 1026
Harrisburg, PA 17108-1026
(717) 783-3281

Microfilms of Washington County records are available at the Pennsylvania State Archives.
Also check the Genealogical Records at the State Archives page.

Immigration And Naturalization Service

425 I Street, N.W.
Room 5303
Washington, DC 20536

See our immigration page for more information and background about naturalization records.

Social Security Administration
Social Security Administration
Freedom of Information Staff
4-C-5 Annex Building
6401 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, Maryland 21235

The fee for searching for the Social Security Number Application (Form SS-5) when the Social Security number is provided is $7.00. When the number is unknown but identifying information is provided the fee is $16.50. The search fee is charged even if they are unable to locate or disclose any information. (See a letter from the FOIA for more info.)

New Eagle Borough
Secretary's Office
New Eagle Borough
157 Main St.
New Eagle, PA  15067
(724) 258-4477
Cross Creek Township
Cross Creek Township Municipal Bldg.
28 Clark Ave.
Avella, Pa 15312
(724) 587-3442
Jefferson Township
Jefferson Twp. Municipal Bldg.
R.D. 4
Burgettstown, PA  15021
(724) 947-3377
Greater Washington Chamber of Commerce

Washington County Chamber of Commerce
20 East Beau Street
Washington, PA 15301
Phone: 724-225-3010 - Fax: 724-228-7337