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2017 Upset Tax Sale
- 9/5/2017 -

September 19th, 2017 @ 11AM

111 East Union Street, Courtroom #2

For more information click HERE

County Holidays
- 9/5/2017 -

Please be advised that the Somerset County Courthouse and related offices will be closed in observance of the following holidays:


Columbus Day: Monday, October 9, 2017

Veterans' Day (Observed): Friday November 10, 2017

Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 23, 2017

Day After Thanksgiving: Friday, November 24, 2017

Christmas Day: Monday, December 25, 2017

New Years Day: Monday, January 1, 2018

September 2017 - National Preparedness Month Display
- 8/31/2017 -

September is National Preparedness Month and the Somerset County Department of Emergency Services encourages families, businesses, schools, communities and organizations to participate. This annual campaign seeks to transform awareness into action by encouraging all citizens to take the necessary steps to ensure that their families, homes, workplaces and communities are prepared for disasters and emergencies of all kinds. If the public has any questions about preparation for disasters or emergencies please come see our free public informational display during the whole month of September at the Somerset County Office Building Annex Rotunda located at 300 North Center Ave in Somerset beside the county courthouse. The ReadyPA campaign can help you and your loved ones prepare for a disaster. The campaign’s Web site, (or call 1-888-9-READYPA) offers important information like what to include in a preparedness kit and how to create a family emergency plan. Knowing what to do is your best defense in any emergency so start planning now. This September, share that message with others by encouraging them to “Be Informed, Be Prepared, and Be Involved.” National Preparedness Month is sponsored by the Ready Campaign ( in partnership with Citizen Corps ( and the Advertising Council. The Ready Campaign’s websites and toll free numbers (1-800-BE-READY) 

Attention Passport Applicants
- 8/31/2017 -

The Prothonotary's office will be open the following Tuesdays in September until 5PM

September 19th

September 26th

Somerset County Courthouse Tour
- 1/13/2017 -

Click here for a video tour of the Somerset County Courthouse

Somerset County Video Tour
- 12/22/2016 -

Click here to watch the video

2017 Budget Overview
- 11/23/2016 -

2017 Budget Overview

County Annex Office Building
300 North Center Avenue
Somerset, PA 15501
Somerset County Courthouse
111 East Union St.
Somerset, PA 15501