Welcome to the County of Berks
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 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.

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 Announcements / News

  • The Census is coming; are you ready! See how the Census affects Berks County, and how Berks Countians will receive their invitations to participate.
  • NEWS--Scientists examine potential economic impact of spotted lanternfly in Pa. State's economy could take a hit of at least $324 million. Read the article.
  • Request For Information (RFI): For the operation of the Youth Recreation Facility, Leesport, Pennsylvania.  Read the full RFI.  Submissions must be received by 5:00 pm on February 4, 2020.

  • 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.
  • 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

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