Tourist Bureau

Tourist Bureau

The Armstrong County Tourist Bureau is a resource for anyone planning a visit to our region. Weather it be Hiking, Fishing, camping or busness related we have information for you.

Economic Develop.

Economic Development

The Armstrong County Department of Economic Development provides staff to the Armstrong County Industrial Development Council (IDC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit economic development corporation.  By providing tools such as financing, site selection, workforce development assistance and more, the IDC's goals are to improve Armstrong County’s business environment through retention and expansion of existing businesses and attraction of new investment. Click here for more Information.

Conservation Dist.

Conservation District

The Armstrong Conservation District works to restore degraded watersheds, promote sustainable farms, healthy forests, and growing vibrant and sustainable communities. The District will work with many private and public partners for the betterment of our natural resources and the citizens of Armstrong County. The District provides technical, administrative, and financial support through many programs such as the dirt, gravel, low volume roads program; the agricultural lands preservation program; the erosion and sediment pollution control program; the watershed protection and restoration program; and many other outreach efforts of the District



The Armstrong County Jail, which opened in August of 2003, has a capacity of 158 inmates. The facility grants a safe environment to the Armstrong County community by providing the care and control of the jail's residents.


Belmont Complex

For over 50 years, the Belmont Complex has been a recreational facility that draws over 40,000 residents and visitors alike to the arena, pool and banquet facilities yearly.

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Sheriff’s Sales Requirements


Sheriff’s Sales Requirements
*Please be sure to include a direction sheet, containing: Attorney’s Name, Address, & Phone Number as well as directions of service or any specific instructions.*
Filing Requirements & Fees for Real Estate sales:
     1. Advance fee of $1,000.00, checks made payable to, “Armstrong County Sheriff.”
     2. One (1) Copy of the Writ of Execution (Mortgage Foreclosure or Money Judgement). The          back of the Writ must contain the information in the following format;
 Information and format required on back of Writ:
Case:                                   2018-00000
Plaintiff:                               Bayview Loan Servicing
Defendant:                         John and Judy Smith
Address of Property:          541 Main Street
                                           Kittanning, PA 16201
Tax Parcel #:                     23-0-023074
Type of Writ:                     Writ of Execution
                                          (Mortgage Foreclosure) or (Money Judgement)
 1. Three (3) copies of a complete Legal Description. The Legal Description MUST be exactly     what is to recorded on the Deed and must include the parcel number and a complete and     current recital which clearly states the transfer from the prior owners to the current owners in     default, along with any information regarding deceased, divorced, or otherwise divested owners      if the listed on the mortgage are not all listed as defendants in the case. Please DO NOT send      any legal descriptions illegible or watermarked with “unofficial Copy or similar.
 2. Two (2) copies of the Advertising Description with the following format:
Sale No.  ______________
Plaintiff                                                  2018-800000 EXMF
Vs                                                                                     From
Defendant                                            No. 2018-0606 Civil
Property Address:                              541 Main Street, Kittanning, PA 16201
Legal Description:                           An abbreviated version is accepted
Tax Parcel No: 31-0-043298         Tax Map No. 31-227.08-07-56
Debt: $80,000.00                          plus interest and costs
Example of Short Description for Advertising PDF
 3. One (1) copy of the Affidavit Pursuant to Pa. R.C.P. Rule 3129.1
4. For Mortgage Foreclosures only, One (1)  copy of the Act 91 Certification
5. For Money Judgements only, one (1) Notice Pursuant to Pa.R.C.P. 3252 attached to the Writ of Execution, and one (1) copy of the Act 91 Certification stating that it does not apply.
6. All applicable proofs of service of the Notice of Sale upon all lienholders and defendants, if you have nor requested that we serve the Notice of Sale upon defendants. These proofs of service must be received by the Sheriff’s Office prior to the sale and said service must meet the requirement of Pa.R.C.P.3129.2.
7. If applicable, one (1) copy of the Court Order dismissing any Bankruptcy proceeding involving the defendant’s property. Printouts of PACER docket entries are not sufficient.
8. If applicable, an Order of Court granting special service, granting plaintiff permission to obtain service  of the Complaint and Notice of Sheriff’s Sale as authorized by Pa.RCP.(c)(1)(I)(c), such as posting the premises.
Any questions contact the Real Estate Division at:
Phone  (724) 548-3277                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Fax  (724) 548-3264                       This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
*All Certificates of Filing for Continued Sales must be filed in original form.  No faxed copies will be accepted.*

Recording Instructions for Corrective Deeds
 Please submit the following:
1.   Cover letter stating the requested correction.
2.   One (1) copy of the prior recorded deed.
3.   One (1) copy of the prior recorded Reality Transfer Tax Statement of Value Form
4.   Two (2) copies of a new completed Reality Transfer Tax Statement of Value Forms with the        following exemption box checked:
• Corrective or confirmatory Deed
5.   The following checks made payable to the following parties:
       $10.00  Prothonotary of Armstrong County
       $30.00  Armstrong County Sheriff
       $88.75 Recorder of Deeds, Armstrong County (If your original Deed was more than               $86.75 then add $2.00 to the original cost.)
Real Estate Division Contact Information:
Phone: (724) 548-3277   Fax: (724) 548-3264
Phone: (724) 548-3265   email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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If unsure of any Corrective Deed Fees, Please contact the Sheriff’s Office or Registering and Recording Office.
1    This is Prothonotary’s standard fee for a Sheriff’s Deed
2.   This is the Sheriff’s standard fee to execute and acknowledge a Sheriff’s 
      Deed, set by the Sheriff Fee Act
3.   The Recorder’s fee for a standard five-page Sheriff’s Deed is $86.75. There
      is an additional $2.00 fee for Corrective Deeds. The Recorder’s fee may be
      higher if you have a legal description of more than one page, or with more
      than one parcel or more than four names listed.