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Sullivan County, Pennsylvania
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Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Facts

When was Sullivan County, PA Created?
Sullivan County was established on March 15, 1847 from Lycoming County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Sullivan County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Bradford CountyWyoming CountyLuzerne CountyColumbia CountyLycoming County.

Sullivan County, PA Vital Records

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

Sullivan County, PA Census Records

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

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

Sullivan County, PA Courthouse and Government Records

Sullivan County Courthouse

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

Sullivan County, PA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Sullivan Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Sullivan Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Sullivan Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Sullivan Co. PA General and History Websites

Sullivan Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization

Sullivan Co. PA Military Records