Chester County, Pennsylvania is located in southeastern Pennsylvania and is considered part of the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area. According to the U.S. Census bureau it has 756 square miles of land area. The 2009 Population estimate is 498,894. The largest city is West Chester, which is also the county seat.
Visit this Chester County Official Site to find government information such as departments, forms, contacts, job opportunities, property deeds, events, alerts, minutes, meetings, and more. 313 W. Market St., West Chester, PA 19380, (610) 344-6000.
Chester County Archives & Records databases, including road records, atlases, court, criminal & prison records, land records, military, naturalizations, poorhouse and pauper, probate, servant, slavery, tax, and census records.
Chester County Vital Records Archives, including 1852-1855 and 1893-1906 birth records, delayed birth records 1857-1906, deaths 1852-1855 and 1893-1906, coroners' records, proof of death registers, veterans burial records, marriages 1852-1855 and 1885-1930.
Use this Chester County service to search for prothonotary or clerk of courts case filings. Includes civil, criminal, marriages, Register of Wills, tax claims, etc. Access requires registration and a fee.
Click on "Chester County Interactive Map Gallery" to search interactive maps for parks, food banks, county offices and parks, zoning, schools, floodplains, farm products, parcels, police and fire departments, and hospitals.