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Emergency Rental Assistance

Posted June 13, 2022

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program I or ERAP I was created to help renters dealing with financial challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For eligible households, the program offered rental and utility assistance to help Pennsylvanians avoid eviction or loss of utility service. Emergency Rental Assistance Program II or ERAP II continues similar aid after the conclusion of ERAP I. Payments from ERAP II, including arrearages and future payments, for any individual household may not exceed 18 months which is inclusive of any assistance provided using ERAP 1.

Visit the ERAP site to Learn More
Click Here read the ERAP II Flyer

2021 CDBG Notice

Job Opportunities

There are currently 5 available positions with the County:

Correctional Officer
Deadline to Apply: August 31, 2022
Correctional Officer (Part-Time)
Deadline to Apply: August 31, 2022
Law Clerk
Deadline to Apply: August 19, 2022
Court Reporter
Deadline to Apply: August 26, 2022
Caseworker I and/or II
Deadline to Apply: August 27, 2022

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Public Notice - Sale of County Owned Real Estate

Posted July 8, 2022

NOTICE IS GIVEN that the property described below shall be sold by the County of Mercer on August 30, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., prevailing time, in Courtroom No. 2 located on the 2nd floor of the Mercer County Courthouse, Mercer, Pennsylvania, 16137. These properties shall be sold “as is” and will be deeded to the Buyer by Quit Claim Deed with no warranties.


Click here to view list of Properties for Sale

Useful Links

Tax Parcel Viewer

View GIS and Tax Parcel Information online

Visit the G.I.S Homepage

Land Records Search

Access Recorder of Deeds information online.

Go to Recorders Homepage

Agendas and Minutes

View documents related to public meetings and stay up-to-date.

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Follow us on Social Media

Get up to date County News by follwing our Twitter and Facebook accounts

Open Records

Request records and correspondence using a Right-to-Know form.

Go to Open Records homepage

Buy Dog Licenses Online

Order a Dog License online today.

Click here to buy A Dog License

Courthouse Grounds Usage Policy

A new Courthouse Grounds Policy has been adopted by the Board of Commissioners and is meant to provide equal access, to protect sensitive areas, and to respect the nature of the Courthouse and its grounds.

Read the Courthouse Grounds Usage Policy Courthouse Grounds Application for Use

Filing Information for Unrepresented Parties

Forms for filing a Complaint for Custody, Divorce or other Family Law matters

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Local Taxpayer Bill of Rights

The Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights grants certain legal rights to taxpayers, and imposes obligations on taxing authorities to ensure that equity and fairness guide local governments in the collection of taxes.

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Veterans ID Discount Program

Veterans ID Discount Program provides a photo ID card to Mercer County veterans who have recorded their US Military Discharge with the Recorder of Deeds office as well as members of the military who are currently serving our country and have a current military ID. This photo identification card is provided free of charge.

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PA 2-1-1 Southwest

PA 2-1-1 Southwest is a resource for finding health and human services for everyday needs and in crisis situations 24 hours a day, seven days a week. By calling 2-1-1 or 888-553-5778, callers gain free confidential access to programs and services that can help improve the quality of their lives.

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Fair Housing Resources

The Fair Housing Act protects people from discrimination when they are renting or buying a home, getting a mortgage, seeking housing assistance, or engaging in other housing-related activities.

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Mercer County Commissioners


Scheduled Events

August 1 - August 31

Commissioners Meeting

August 4, 2022
3:00 PM

Commissioners Meeting

August 11, 2022
3:00 PM

Commissioners Meeting

August 18, 2022
3:00 PM

Commissioners Meeting

August 25, 2022
3:00 PM

Posted July 29, 2022

Mercer County is a sponsor and participant in the 250 PA celebration. Join us as we celebrate Pennsylvania's leading role in the commemoration of the 250th Anniversary of the United States in 2026. 

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2021 CDBG Notice

Spotted Lanternfly - Call to Action

Posted April 8, 2022

Spotted lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive insect that has spread throughout Pennsylvania since its discovery in Berks County in 2014. SLF feeds on the plant sap of many different plants including grapevines, maples, black walnut, and other important plants in PA. If you see SLF, help us stop it in its tracks! To report a sighting, use our reporting tool below or call our hotline at 1-888-422-3359.

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Have you seen a Spotted Lanternfly? Click Here to Report

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2021 CDBG Notice

PA 2-1-1 Southwest

Posted December 15, 2020

PA 2-1-1 Southwest is part of the national 2-1-1 Call Centers initiative that seeks to provide an easy-to-remember telephone number and web resource for finding health and human services– for everyday needs and in crisis situations. Search our vast database of services and providers to find the help you need today.

Click Here to Learn more about 2-1-1

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Election Distict Changes Notice


Posted January 7, 2020

The Mercer County Recorder is now offering a free 24/7 service that better protects residents from potential property and mortgage fraud.
Here’s how to register for PropertyCheck:
1. Sign up at the following address:
2. Select how to receive notifications—via text or email.
3. Type in the property owner’s name for whom you wish to monitor—as the name appears on the official document.

PropertyCheck will now automatically alert you of any recordings regarding the property you specified.

Click Here For More Information
Visit the Recorder's Website to get started

Election Distict Changes Notice