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Union County, Pennsylvania
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Union County, Pennsylvania Facts

When was Union County, PA Created?
Union County was established on March 22, 1813 from Northumberland County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Union County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Lycoming CountyNorthumberland CountySnyder CountyMifflin CountyCentre County.

Union County, PA Vital Records

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

Union County, PA Census Records

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

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

Union County, PA Courthouse and Government Records

Union County Courthouse

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

Union County, PA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Union Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Union Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Union Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Union Co. PA General and History Websites

Union Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization

Union Co. PA Military Records