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Pike County, Pennsylvania
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Pike County, Pennsylvania Facts

When was Pike County, PA Created?
Pike County was established on March 26, 1814 from Wayne County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Pike County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Sullivan County, New York, Orange County, New York, Sussex County, New Jersey, Monroe CountyWayne County.

Pike County, PA Vital Records

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

Pike County, PA Census Records

What Pike County, PA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Pike County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18101820183018401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Pike County, PA Courthouse and Government Records

Pike County Courthouse

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

Pike County, PA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Pike Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Pike Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Pike Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Pike Co. PA General and History Websites

Pike Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization

Pike Co. PA Military Records