Register & Recorder

Tina Mertz  –  Register & Recorder











Christina, known by everyone as “Tina”, has been employed by Northumberland County since October 1994. Being first hired as a secretary for a District Justice then in 2002 being hired into the Register/Recorders office as a clerk. Shortly thereafter was promoted to Chief Deputy in that office. She was sworn in as Acting Register/Recorder and Clerk of Orphans’ Court in December 2015 and in November 2017 was elected into the position. Tina lives in Point Township with her husband of 20 years, Jeff Mertz. She has one son, daughter in-law and a 3 ½ yr old grandson.



As of November 1, 2019, the Register/Recorders’s Office will no longer accept “PERSONAL” Checks

Cash, Money Order, or Certified Bank Check accepted

This does NOT include checks from law firms, county attorneys, corporations, local abstractors, titles companies.

I’d be happy to answer any questions concerning this change in office policy.
Christina A. Mertz,
Register/Recorder/Clerk of Orphans’s Court

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