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Montour County, Pennsylvania
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Montour County, Pennsylvania Facts

When was Montour County, PA Created?
Montour County was established on May 3, 1850 from Columbia County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Montour County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Lycoming CountyColumbia CountyNorthumberland County.

Montour County, PA Vital Records

Where can find Montour County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Montour 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 Montour 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. Walk-in service is available at any of these six public offices: ErieHarrisburgNew CastlePhiladelphiaPittsburgh or Scranton.

Montour County, PA Census Records

What Montour County, PA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Montour County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Montour County, PA Courthouse and Government Records

Montour County Courthouse

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

Montour County, PA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Montour Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Montour Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Montour Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Montour Co. PA General and History Websites

Montour Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization

Montour Co. PA Military Records