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Fayette County, Pennsylvania
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Fayette County, Pennsylvania Facts

When was Fayette County, PA Created?
Fayette County was established on September 26, 1783 from Westmoreland County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Fayette County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Westmoreland CountySomerset CountyGarrett County, Maryland, Preston County, West Virginia, Monongalia County, West Virginia, Greene CountyWashington County.

Fayette County, PA Vital Records

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

Fayette County, PA Census Records

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

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

Fayette County, PA Courthouse and Government Records

Fayette County Courthouse

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

Fayette County, PA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Fayette Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Fayette Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Fayette Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Fayette Co. PA General and History Websites

Fayette Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization

Fayette Co. PA Military Records