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Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Genealogy, History & Facts
County Vital Records ∣ County Census Records ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣
County Societies, Family History Resources and County Genealogy Links
Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Facts
When was Northumberland County, PA Created?
Northumberland County was established on March 21, 1772, from parts of Berks County, Bedford County, Cumberland County, Lancaster County and Northampton County.
What is the County Seat of Northumberland County, PA?
The County Seat is located in Sunbury and in addition the county government website is www.northumberlandco.org
What counties are adjacent to Northumberland County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Lycoming County, Montour County, Columbia County, Schuylkill County, Dauphin County, Perry County, Juniata County, Snyder County, Union County.
Northumberland County, PA Vital Records
Where can find Northumberland County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Northumberland 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 Northumberland County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Pennsylvania Birth Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- USGenweb Archives Pennsylvania Marriage Project
- Pennsylvania Vital Records, Vol. I, Vol. II, Vol. III
- Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950
- Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940
- Pennsylvania County Marriages, 1885 – 1950
- Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915
Northumberland County, PA Census Records
What Northumberland County, PA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Northumberland County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1790-1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Northumberland Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Northumberland Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Northumberland 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
Northumberland County, PA Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Northumberland County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Northumberland County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Pennsylvania Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Northumberland County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 201 Market Street, Sunbury, PA 17801
- Phone: (570) 988-4100
- Northumberland County Recorder of Deeds
- Phone: 570-988-4143
- Land Records: 1770
- Northumberland County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts
- Phone: 570-988-4148
- Court & Divorce Records: 1771
- Northumberland County Register of Wills/ Orphan’s Court Clerk
- Phone: 570-988-4143
- Marriage & Probate Records: 1771
- Birth & Death Records: before Jan 1906
- Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993
- Early Pennsylvania Land Records
- BLM Land Records
Northumberland County, PA Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Northumberland County, PA?
A list of Northumberland County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Pennsylvania Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Pennsylvania Archives – Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (fold3.com)
- Northumberland County Historical Society , 1150 North Front St., Sunbury, PA 17801-1126; (717) 286-4083
- Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Pioneers, 1150 N. Front Street, Sunbury, PA 17801
- The Pennsylvania Archives Online
- Pennsylvania State Archives, 350 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120; Phone:(717) 783-3281
- Genealogical Society Of Pennsylvania, 2207 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19103; (215) 545-0391
- Historical Society Of Pennsylvania. 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Phone: 215-732-6200
- State Library of Pennsylvania, Commonwealth Avenue and Walnut Street, P.O. Box 1601, Harrisburg, PA 17105-1601
Where can I connect with other Northumberland County, PA Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Pennsylvania Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- State of Pennsylvania Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Northumberland County, PA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Northumberland 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.
Northumberland Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Pennsylvania Links and Information
- Northumberland Co. D.O.T. Map
- Map of Northumberland County, PA with Municipal Labels showing Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).
- 1895 Northumberland County Map (livgenmi.com)
Northumberland Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications
- Pennsylvania Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Pennsylvania historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 – 1997) (genealogybank.com)
- North Hills News Record (North Hills, Pennsylvania) (search.ancestry.com)
- Local historical and biographical notes from the files of newspapers published in Easton, Penna. (search.ancestry.com)
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Books (amazon.com)
- Search Pennsylvania Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Northumberland County Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
Northumberland Co. PA Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards
- Pennsylvania Cemetery Records Research Guide
- Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania Graves (findagrave.com)
- Northumberland County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Pennsylvania Church Records Research Guide
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1774-1846: Schwaben Creek (search.ancestry.com)
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1777-1854: Stone Valley Lutheran and Reformed Congregations (search.ancestry.com)
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1851-92: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (search.ancestry.com)
- Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (search.ancestry.com)
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Church Books (amazon.com)
Northumberland Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- Northumberland Co., PA GenWeb Archives Biographies & Collections (usgwarchives.net)
- Genealogies of Pennsylvania Families from the Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine (search.ancestry.com)
Northumberland Co. PA General and History Websites
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- History and topography of Northumberland, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Centre, Union, Columbia, Juniata and Clinton Counties, Pa. : emb (search.ancestry.com)
- Liberty High School : a brief account, historical and descriptive, of the structure, the school system of which it forms a part (search.ancestry.com)
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Northumberland Co. PA Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Pennsylvania – Counties – Northumberland (cyndislist.com)
- Northumberland County Pennsylvania (genealogytrails.com)
- Northumberland Co. PAGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Northumberland County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania USGenWeb Archives (usgwarchives.net)
- Northumberland Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Northumberland Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization
- Pennsylvania, Naturalizations, 1794-1908 (search.ancestry.com)
Northumberland Co. PA Military Records
- Pennsylvania Military Records Research Guide
- Pennsylvania Military Records (fold3.com) offers access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents belonging to the Pennsylvania both males and females who served. Excellent for Northumberland County genealogists, researchers, historians and a lot more.