Welcome to the County of Berks

 Welcome to Berks County

Welcome to Berks County! Berks County is a combination of rich farm country, industry, beautiful parks, entertainment, and top notch educational institutions. Whether you are interested in information on County services, the availability of our parks, tax rates, or other ​county information, this is the place to start.

 County of Berks Video Tour

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 Announcements / News

  • Press Release Berks County Named National Stepping Up Innovator County for Efforts to Collect Accurate Data on People in Jails Who Have Mental Illnesses.
  • View the PowerPoint presentation (PDF) that was presented at the Berks County Commissioners meeting on March 7, 2019.
  • Emergencies, Severe Weather, Traffic Alerts. Be among the first to find out and stay informed during an emergency.
  • ReadingBridges.net-- Your #1 resource to stay updated on bridge improvement projects to support Greater Reading.
  • County of Berks Parcel Identification Numbering Update--Reading, Pennsylvania – October 21, 2019: The County of Berks is announcing updates regarding parcel identifiers and their use with all County land records systems and any publicly accessible land records data. Read the full update.
Christian Y. Leinbach, Chair
Kevin S. Barnhardt, Vice Chair
Michael S. Rivera

 County Commissioners' Meetings