Adams County, Pennsylvania Register & Recorder - Karen Heflin
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Abbreviations and spelled out versions of LP (limited partnership), LLC (limited liability company), LLP (limited liability partnership), NA (national association), etc. that is part of a corporation name will be indexed starting February 14, 2011.

Prior to July 24, 1989: Schools, Townships/Boroughs and Churches are indexed under the words: School, Township, Borough or Church (Posted: September 30, 2015)


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