Public docket index and history is available online with no charge by clicking here. Please review the dates of records that are available online to ensure the records are available. There are no birth or death records available online. Researchers may use the computer terminals in the front of the office for information and use the docket books at no charge.
The Clerk of Orphans' Court office will also research Orphans' Court records for a fee of $20.00 per hour/per name. You may make request and provide initial payment by going to www.GovPayNow.com
. The written request may be submitted via the Adams County PA Clerk of Court mobile app
or can be submitted by returning the
Research Request form and mail payment to Clerk of Courts, Room 103, 117 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325. Requests are completed within 5 days.
All adoption, and termination records are confidential. *Birth and Death Records after 1905
are recorded in New Castle, PA. PLEASE CONTACT THE DEPARTMENT OF VITAL RECORDS. There are no records available at the county courthouse. DEPARTMENT OF VITAL RECORDS
PO BOX 1528
NEW CASTLE, PA 16103
You may wish to contact the below for additional information:
PO Box 4325
Gettysburg, PA 17325