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Clarion County, Pennsylvania
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Clarion County, Pennsylvania Facts

When was Clarion County, PA Created?
Clarion County was established on March 11, 1839 from parts of Venango County and Armstrong County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Clarion County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Forest CountyJefferson CountyArmstrong CountyButler CountyVenango County.

Clarion County, PA Vital Records

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

Clarion County, PA Census Records

What Clarion County, PA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Clarion County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Clarion County, PA Courthouse and Government Records

Clarion County Courthouse

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

Clarion County, PA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Clarion Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Clarion Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Clarion Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Clarion Co. PA General and History Websites

Clarion Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization

Clarion Co. PA Military Records