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Pasco County, Florida Facts

When was Pasco County, FL Created?
Pasco County was created on June 2, 1887 from Hernando County. This county was named for Samuel Pasco (1834–1917), United States Senator at the time of creation of the county.

What is the County Seat of Pasco County, FL?
The County Seat is located in Dade City also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Pascos County, FL?
Bordering Counties are Hernando CountySumter CountyPolk CountyHillsborough CountyPinellas County.

What cities and towns are in Pasco County, FL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Dade City, New Port Richey, Port Richey, San Antonio, St. Leo, Zephyrhills.

Pasco County, FL Vital Records

Where can find Pasco County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Pasco County vital records can be found at the Florida Office of Vital Records which has copies of Birth & Deaths reported 1917 to present and Divorce & Marriages since June 6, 1927. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Florida for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Pasco County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Florida Birth CertificateMarriage CertificateDivorce CertificateDeath Certificate Applications to mail.

Vital Records can also be found in the Pasco County Health Department has copies of Birth & Death certificates. Also has computer access from 1917 to present for birth records for the entire state as well as births that occurred in this county.

Pasco County, FL Census Records

What Pasco County, FL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Pasco County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Pasco Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890.

There are Florida State censuses from 1867, 1875, 1885, 1935, 1945. You can get free downloadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Florida Census Records Research Guide

Pasco County, FL Courthouse and Government Records

Pasco County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Pasco County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Pasco County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Florida Corthouse Records Research Guide.

  • Pasco County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: P.O. Box 338, New Port Richey, FL 34656-0338
  • Pasco County Clerk of the Circuit Court / County Clerk is custodian of all records of all predecessor courts, whether justice of the peace, city, county, probate, civil, or criminal.
    • Phone: (727) 847-8199
    • Marriage Records: 1887
    • Land Records: 1876
    • Probate Records: 1882
    • Court Records: 1887
  • Pasco County Tax Collector collects all real estate taxes including postponed and delinquent, all county revenues in addition to the research and issue tax deed applications. Our department is the holder of tax records and assessed values.
  • Florida Land Records
  • BLM Land Records

Pasco County, FL Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Pasco County, FL?
A list of Pasco County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Florida Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Pasco County, FL Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Pasco County, FL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Pasco County. A lot of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a fee. This is just a directory which has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site over another.

Pasco Co. FL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Pasco Co. FL Cemeteries & Church Records

Pasco Co. FL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Pasco Co. FL General and History Websites

Pasco Co. FL Immigration & Naturalization

Pasco Co. FL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Pasco Co. FL Military Records

Pasco Co. FL Schools & Directories