Dauphin County Probate Records

Search for Dauphin County PA probate records. A probate record search provides information on wills, estate distributions, heirs, surviving dependents, creditors, court ordered distributions, probate petitions, estate accounts, estate inventories, and genealogical information.


Dauphin County Clerks maintain and preserve important records for a county or local jurisdiction in Dauphin County PA. This can include probate records, which may date back decades or centuries. Dauphin County probate records include information on the distribution of an estate, named heirs, any creditors, and any dependents. These records can include documents on bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be useful for Dauphin County genealogical research, as they establish a range of important personal information about the deceased individual, including previous residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. The Clerk's Office may provide online access to Dauphin County probate records through a searchable database.

Dauphin County Clerk Harrisburg PA 101 Market Street 17101 717-780-6530


Dauphin County Courts are judicial bodies that operate at the federal, state, and local level to resolve legal disputes, including civil matters such as probate cases in Dauphin County PA. During a Dauphin County probate case, courts create and preserve records on the will, including records on the distribution of estates, named heirs, creditors, and any dependents. Dauphin County Courts also maintain records on petitions, bonds, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as any court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be an important source for genealogical research, because they contain important personal information about the deceased individual, including occupations, Dauphin County land ownership, military service, residences, and any adoptions. Courts may provide online access to Dauphin County probate records.

Dauphin County Central Magistrate Court Harrisburg PA 501 Mall Road 17111 717-780-6824

Dauphin County Court Harrisburg PA Front & Market St 17101 717-780-6685

Dauphin County Night Court Harrisburg PA 123 Walnut Street 17101 717-255-3100

Dauphin Magistrate Court Dauphin PA 1025 Peters Mountain Road 17018 717-921-8007

Elizabethville Magistrate Court Elizabethville PA 102 Manors Road 17023 717-362-3396

Harrisburg Court Harrisburg PA 5925 Stevenson Avenue 17112 717-545-0261

Harrisburg District Court I Harrisburg PA 538 South 29th Street 17104 717-231-3500

Harrisburg District Court II Harrisburg PA 1281 South 28th Street 17111 717-558-1160

Harrisburg Magisterial Court V Harrisburg PA 102 Agnes Street 17104 717-939-6996

Harrisburg Magisterial District Court I Harrisburg PA 1705 North Front Street 17102 717-255-1365

Harrisburg Magisterial District Court II Harrisburg PA 1520 Walnut Street 17103 717-233-1220

Harrisburg Magistrate Court I Harrisburg PA 1805 North Cameron Street 17103 717-233-3599

Harrisburg Magistrate Court II Harrisburg PA 5201 Jonestown Road 17112 717-671-8640

Harrisburg Magistrate Court III Harrisburg PA 1300 Rolleston Street 17104 717-234-0949

Harrisburg Magistrate Court IV Harrisburg PA 2967 North 7th Street 17110 717-238-3388

Hummelstown Magistrate Court Hummelstown PA 576 East Main Street 17036 717-583-1912

Royalton Magistrate Court Middletown PA 50 Canal Street 17057 717-944-4463


Dauphin County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Dauphin County PA. This may include Dauphin County probate records that date back decades or even centuries. These probate records contain a range of important information, including the distribution of the estate, heirs named in the will, any creditors, and surviving dependents. The Dauphin County public records may also include bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories created during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records are an important source for genealogical research, as they provide personal information about the deceased individual, including the names of children and spouses, residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. Archives may provide online access to Dauphin County probate records through searchable databases.

Harrisburg Central Records Archive Harrisburg PA 123 Walnut Street 17101 717-255-3192

Hershey Community Archive Hershey PA 30 East Granada Avenue 17033 717-533-1777

Pennsylvania State Archive Harrisburg PA 350 North Street 17120 717-783-3281