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Venango County, Pennsylvania
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Venango County, Pennsylvania Facts

When was Venango County, PA Created?
Venango County was established on March 12, 1800 from Allegheny County and Lycoming County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Venango County, PA?
Bordering Counties are Crawford CountyWarren CountyForest CountyClarion CountyButler CountyMercer County.

Venango County, PA Vital Records

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

Venango County, PA Census Records

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

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

Venango County, PA Courthouse and Government Records

Venango County Courthouse

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

Venango County, PA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Venango Co. PA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Venango Co. PA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Venango Co. PA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Venango Co. PA General and History Websites

Venango Co. PA Immigration & Naturalization

Venango Co. PA Military Records

Venango Co. PA Schools & Directories