Records Management


The Office of Records Management provides a full range of records management services to all County Government offices. These services include electronic imaging, records storage, and microfilm security storage. The Records Manager operates the County Records Center, located at the Willowbank Building in Bellefonte.

Where to find County records

The Office of Records Management does not provide records directly to the public. If you are looking for a particular type of record, you should contact the office that maintains that record.

To obtain a record listed below, contact the office shown in the right-hand column.

Type of Record
Office in Where to Find It
Birth Certificate 1906 through Present
(State Government)
PA Division of Vital Records
Birth Certificate Before 1906Register of Wills
Board of Commissioners Meeting Agenda/MinutesBoard of Commissioners
Civil or Criminal Court CaseProthonotary and Clerk of Courts
Comprehensive PlanPlanning and Community Development Office
DD214 Military DischargeRecorder of Deeds
Death Record 1906 through Present
(State Government)
PA Division of Vital Records
Death Record Before 1906Register of Wills
DeedRecorder of Deeds
DivorceProthonotary and Clerk of Courts
Domestic Relations Bench WarrantDomestic Relations Section
Election ResultsElection Office
EstatesRegister of Wills
Historical RecordsHistorical Records Imaging Project
Job PostingsHuman Resources
License to Carry FirearmsSheriff
NaturalizationProthonotary and Clerk of Courts
Naturalization 1802 - 1929Historical Records Imaging Project
Marriage LicenseRegister of Wills
Military Discharge (DD214)Recorder of Deeds
OrdinancesBoard of Commissioners
PassportProthonotary and Clerk of Courts
Polling PlacesElection Office
Real Estate RecordsRecorder of Deeds
Tax Assessment
Summary OffenseDistrict Judges
Tax Collection/Delinquent TaxesTax Claim
Tax RecordsTax Assessment

Historical and genealogical records

Historical Records Imaging Project

Select county records of special interest are available online, including Naturalization Records, Revolutionary War Declarations, and Slave Records. Articles, information, and links to other sites are also included in this section.

The Pennsylvania Room of the Centre County Library and Historical Museum

Many of the County's oldest original records have been transferred to the Centre County Library and Historical Museum in Bellefonte. They also have many other resources focused on genealogical research and Centre County history.


Federal Government Offices