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Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
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Clearfield County, Pennsylvania Facts

When was Clearfield County, PA Created?
Clearfield County was established on March 26, 1804,from parts of Lycoming County and Huntingdon County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Clearfield County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Elk CountyCameron CountyClinton CountyCentre CountyBlair CountyCambria CountyIndiana CountyJefferson County.

Clearfield County, PA Vital Records

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

Clearfield County, PA Census Records

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

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

Clearfield County, PA Courthouse and Government Records

Clearfield County Courthouse

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

Clearfield County, PA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Clearfield Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Clearfield Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Clearfield Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Clearfield Co. PA General and History Websites

Clearfield Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization

Clearfield Co. PA Military Records