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Cambria County, Pennsylvania
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Cambria County, Pennsylvania Facts

When was Cambria County, PA Created?
Cambria County was established on March 26, 1804 from Somerset CountyHuntingdon CountyBedford County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Cambria County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Clearfield CountyCentre CountyBlair CountyBedford CountySomerset CountyWestmoreland CountyIndiana County.

Cambria County, PA Vital Records

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

Cambria County, PA Census Records

What Cambria County, PA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Cambria County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1790-189019001910192019301940.

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

Cambria County, PA Courthouse and Government Records

Cambria County Courthouse

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

Cambria was attached to Somerset County until 1807.

Cambria County, PA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Cambria Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Cambria Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Cambria Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Cambria Co. PA General and History Websites

Cambria Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization

Cambria Co. PA Military Records