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Cameron County, Pennsylvania
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Cameron County, Pennsylvania Facts

When was Cameron County, PA Created?
Cameron County was established on March 29, 1860 from Clinton CountyElk CountyMcKean County and Potter County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Cameron County, PA?
Bordering Counties are McKean CountyPotter CountyClinton CountyClearfield CountyElk County.

Cameron County, PA Vital Records

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

Cameron County, PA Census Records

What Cameron County, PA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Cameron County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Cameron County, PA Courthouse and Government Records

Cameron County Courthouse

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

The Cameron County Prothonotary’s Office is actually comprised of 4 county offices. The Prothonotary, Recorder of Deeds, Register of Wills, and Clerk of Courts offices are all combined into one office in the Cameron County Courthouse.

Cameron County, PA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Cameron Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Cameron Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Cameron Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Cameron Co. PA General and History Websites

Cameron Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization

Cameron Co. PA Military Records