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Blair County, Pennsylvania
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Blair County, Pennsylvania Facts

When was Blair County, PA Created?
Blair County was established on February 26, 1846 from Huntingdon County and Bedford County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Blair County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Centre CountyHuntingdon CountyBedford CountyCambria CountyClearfield County.

Blair County, PA Vital Records

Where can find Blair County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Blair 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 Blair 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.

Blair County, PA Census Records

What Blair County, PA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Blair County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Blair Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Blair Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Blair 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

Blair County, PA Courthouse and Government Records

Blair County Courthouse

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

Blair County, PA Societies and Family History Resources

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

Where can I connect with other Blair County, PA Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Blair County, PA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Blair 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.

Blair Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Blair Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Blair Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Blair Co. PA General and History Websites

Blair Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization

Blair Co. PA Military Records