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Michelle Rae Hunsinger
Recorder of Deeds
First Elected: January 2024
Current Term Expires: December 2028

Office Location

Montour County Recorder of Deeds
Montour County Courthouse
253 Mill Street
Danville, PA  17821
570.271.3012 - phone

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Hours of Operation

Monday9:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday9:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday9:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday9:00am - 4:00pm
Friday9:00am - 4:00pm
Closed weekends and holidays.

About our Office

All legal instruments in the County including deeds, real estate transfers and agreements, mortgages and assignments thereof are filed with the Recorder of Deeds. In addition, state highway plans, charters, powers of attorney, sub­division plans and commissions for elected officials and notary publics, along with Military Service Discharges are recorded in this office. Real estate transfer taxes are collected for the state, townships, boroughs and school districts and distributed monthly.

All indices since January 1, 1997 are computerized, creating faster and more efficient access of records by attorneys, title companies and the public.

Our Services

Recorder of Deeds Symbol

The records of the Montour County Recorder of Deeds from January 1, 1997 to present are available for access outside of the office.  Access to the records outside of the Recorder of Deeds office is provided by INFOCON County Access.  INFOCON County Access requires a user account and charges a fee for offsite records access. 

Payment Methods

This office gladly accepts the following methods of payment for services rendered:

  • CASH


Pennsylvania Realty Transfer Tax Statement of Value

Pennsylvania realty transfer tax is imposed at a rate of 1 percent on the value of real estate (including contracted-for improvements to property) transferred by deed, instrument, long-term lease or other writing. Both grantor and grantee are held jointly and severally liable for payment of the tax.

Useful Information

Montour County Recorder of Deeds Fee Schedule

Fees for services rendered by the Office of the Montour County Recorder of Deeds are outlined on the fee schedule.