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Beaver County, Pennsylvania
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Beaver County, Pennsylvania Facts

When was Beaver County, PA Created?
Beaver County was established on March 12, 1800 from parts of Allegheny County and Washington County.

What is the County Seat of Beaver County, PA?
The County Seat is located in Beaver and in addition the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Beaver County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Lawrence CountyButler CountyAllegheny CountyWashington CountyHancock County, West Virginia, Columbiana County, Ohio.

Beaver County, PA Vital Records

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 CertificateDeath Certificate Applications to mail.

Beaver County, PA Census Records

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 1790-189019001910192019301940.

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

Beaver County, PA Courthouse and Government Records

Beaver County Courthouse

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 Courthouse Records Research Guide.

Beaver County was attached to Allegheny County until 1803.

Beaver County, PA Societies and Family History Resources

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.

Beaver Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Beaver Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Beaver Co. PA Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards

Beaver Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Beaver Co. PA General and History Websites

Beaver Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization

Beaver Co. PA Military Records

Beaver Co. PA Schools & Directories