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Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts/Orphan's CourtOffice Staff





Hours: Mon - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Closed for lunch daily 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

     Effective Monday, June 1, 2020 and from here forward, please download and complete the marriage record application at pottercountypa.net (go to Departments, then Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts).


Marriage Applications:  Both parties must complete the entire application prior to issuance of the marriage license (PLEASE NOTE:  The date of your most recent divorce or date of death of your former spouse IS REQUIRED).  You must also provide a good phone number.  Once the application is completed, you may drop it off at the Prothonotary/Clerk of Court’s Office or mail it to our office at 1 East Second Street, Room 23, Coudersport, PA 16915, along with a copy of both parties photo identification **PLEASE NOTE*** photo identification must be legible.


****PLEASE NOTE**** Both parties must appear in person and pay $50.00 cash for the issuance of the marriage license.  There is a 3-day waiting period so make sure you include the date of your ceremony on the application so that we can be sure the dates line up appropriately.  

Ashley Gledhill, Potter County, PA 

Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts

 Marriage Record Application

Ashley Gledhill, Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts/Orphans Court
1 East Second Street, Room 23, Coudersport PA 16915
Phone (814) 274-9740; Fax (814) 274-3361

Potter County Local Rules

E-Filing Local Rule
Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts/Orphans Court 2024 FEE SCHEDULE Access by clicking here

All public records policy forms can be accessed through the PA Courts website here.
- Confidential Information Form (CIF)
- Confidential Document Form (CDF)
- Divorce Packet (We do NOT accept two-sided documents)
- Divorce decrees. See below for further information.
- Civil Court cases
- Sealed Court Cases (Expungement)
- Criminal Court cases
- Notice to Resume Prior Surname
- Custody Information Packet
- Custody Relocation Packet       
- Birth & death certificates: 1893-1905 (From 1905 forward, PLEASE contact Division of Vital Statistics, New Castle, PA at 724-656-3100)
- Marriage application & returns - 1883-Present (contact the office) 
- Naturalization Records Contact Potter County Historical Society @ 814-274-4410 or visit the office to research
- Road Records (visit the office to research)
(PLEASE NOTE: Sealed cases are not available to the public.)

To obtain a certified copy of a divorce decree: click here

Incoming Fed Ex and UPS packages are allowed.

PLEASE DO NOT send pre-addressed Fed Ex or UPS mailers to be returned to you. Requests for documents are ONLY returned via USPS First Class Mail, using your self-addressed stamped envelope with the correct postage. 

Potter County Pa. • Established 1804 • Open RecordsPhoto Credits • pottercountypa.net