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Snyder County, Pennsylvania
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Snyder County, Pennsylvania Facts

When was Snyder County, PA Created?
Snyder County was established on March 2, 1855, from Union County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Snyder County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Union CountyNorthumberland CountyJuniata CountyMifflin County.

Snyder County, PA Vital Records

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

Snyder County, PA Census Records

What Snyder County, PA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Snyder County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Snyder County, PA Courthouse and Government Records

Snyder County Courthouse

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

Snyder County, PA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Snyder Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Snyder Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Snyder Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Snyder Co. PA General and History Websites

Snyder Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization

Snyder Co. PA Military Records