Did you know; Franklin Co. government has received over $15k in unclaimed property since 2021

21 December 2023- Pennsylvania Treasurer Stacy Garrity announced today that she has returned $14.8 million in unclaimed property to 48 county governments.

“Getting this money back where it belongs is fantastic news for the Pennsylvanians who call these counties home. I’m grateful to the many county commissioners, county treasurers and other officials who worked with us to make this happen. I look forward to working with more counties and other local government agencies, including school districts and municipalities, to return even more unclaimed property in 2024.”
 Pennsylvania State Treasurer Stacy Garrity

The Pennsylvania Treasury Department has a long-standing practice of returning unclaimed property to local government agencies across the state. Treasurer Garrity made it a top priority and, as a result, more than $14.8 million has been returned to the following counties since January 2021:

  • Adams – $7,866
  • Allegheny – $183,422
  • Bedford – $42,812
  • Berks – $53,946
  • Bradford – $1,804
  • Bucks – $97,560
  • Cambria – $1,893
  • Carbon – $5,038
  • Chester – $100,906
  • Clarion – $2,094
  • Clearfield – $1,063
  • Clinton – $1,271
  • Cumberland – $20,021
  • Dauphin – $31,801
  • Delaware – $179,737
  • Elk – $396
  • Fayette – $17,319
  • Forest – $334
  • Franklin – $15,529
  • Greene – $907
  • Indiana – $2,903
  • Jefferson – $572
  • Juniata – $1,192
  • Lackawanna – $60,436
  • Lehigh – $1,573
  • Lycoming – $3,010
  • McKean – $16,756
  • Mercer – $3,830
  • Mifflin – $1,173
  • Monroe – $28,021
  • Montgomery – $100,694
  • Montour – $722
  • Northampton – $110,388
  • Perry – $1,040
  • Philadelphia – $13,341,322
  • Pike – $23,745
  • Schuylkill – $7,903
  • Somerset – $43,758
  • Sullivan – $234
  • Tioga – $16,010
  • Union – $3,100
  • Venango – $1,426
  • Warren – $6,177
  • Washington – $46,155
  • Wayne – $3,483
  • Westmoreland – $177,818
  • Wyoming – $9,683
  • York – $11,793

“Most people think about unclaimed property being available for individuals. But unclaimed property is also available for businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies. It only takes a couple of minutes to check our website and see if any of the $4.5 billion we’re trying to return belongs to you.”
 Pennsylvania State Treasurer Stacy Garrity

To search Treasury’s database, visit patreasury.gov/unclaimed-property.

In the last fiscal year, ending June 30, 2023, Treasury returned the most unclaimed property ever in a single year – almost $274 million.