CourthouseThe history of the Lancaster County court began when William Penn drafted his Frames of Government and the English system of government was adopted in Pennsylvania. Judges with proficiency in administering justice in cases of serious felonies heard appeals in regional courts, while justices of the peace, designated from local citizenry presided over lesser offenses and administrative duties. Read More...


  1. Holiday Hours

    The Courthouse will close at noon on December 24th, will be closed December 25th and 26th and reopen on Monday December 29th, Read on...
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