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When was Beaver County, PA Created?
Beaver County was established on March 12, 1800 from parts of Allegheny County and Washington County. The county was named for the Beaver River, itself named for the eponymous animal that was sighted along its banks.
What counties are adjacent to Beaver County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Lawrence County (north), Butler County (east), Allegheny County (southeast), Washington County (southeast), Hancock County, West Virginia (west), Columbiana County, Ohio (west).
What cities and towns are in Beaver County, PA?
Municipalities located in Beaver County include Townships: Brighton, Center, Chippewa, Darlington, Daugherty, Franklin, Greene, Hanover, Harmony, Hopewell, Independence, Marion, New Sewickley, North Sewickley, Patterson, Potter, Pulaski, Raccoon, Rochester, South Beaver, Vanport, White. Boroughs: Ambridge, Baden, Beaver, Big Beaver, Bridgewater, Conway, Darlington, East Rochester, Eastvale, Economy, Ellwood City, Fallston, Frankfort Springs, Freedom, Georgetown, Glasgow, Homewood, Hookstown, Industry, Koppel, Midland, Monaca, New Brighton, New Galilee, Ohioville, Patterson Heights, Rochester, Shippingport, South Heights, West Mayfield. Cities & Towns: Aliquippa, Beaver Falls. See also Beaver County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
Where can find Beaver County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Beaver County vital records can be found at the Pennsylvania Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records since 1906 and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Pennsylvania for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.
You can search online for Beaver County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Pennsylvania Birth Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail. Walk-in service is available at any of these six public offices: Erie, Harrisburg, New Castle, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh or Scranton.
What Beaver County, PA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Beaver County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Beaver Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Beaver Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Beaver Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be found for 1890. You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Pennsylvania Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Beaver County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Beaver County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Pennsylvania Corthouse Records Research Guide
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Beaver County, PA?
A list of Beaver County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Pennsylvania Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Beaver County, PA Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Beaver County, PA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Beaver County. Each of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a cost. This is basically a listing which has been compiled or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another.