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Northampton County, Pennsylvania
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Northampton County, Pennsylvania Facts

When was Northampton County, PA Created?
Northampton County was established on March 11, 1752 from Bucks County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Northampton County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Monroe CountyWarren County, New Jersey, Bucks CountyLehigh CountyCarbon County.

Northampton County, PA Vital Records

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

Northampton County, PA Census Records

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

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

Northampton County, PA Courthouse and Government Records

Northampton County Courthouse

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

Northampton County, PA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Northampton Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Northampton Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Northampton Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Northampton Co. PA General and History Websites

Northampton Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization

Northampton Co. PA Military Records

Northampton Co. PA Schools & Directories