PLEASE BE ADVISED: The Monroe Street entrance to the Courthouse is CLOSED. Please navigate safely around the building to the Sarah Street entrance for all non-emergency ingress and egress.” 

Using the Archives

The Monroe County Archives welcomes visitors to utilize our resource materials for research. We are located on the second floor of the Monroe County Administration Building, Room 207. Upon arrival, you will be asked to complete the Researcher Registration form.

To make an appointment please contact the Archives Office at (570) 517-3189 or

Our public hours for visitation are:

  • Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Or by appointment

In-Person Research Fees:

  • Photocopies $1.00 per page
  • Cash or money order (made payable to Monroe County Archives) accepted. 
  • Exact amount required for payment, no refunds.