Beaver County, Pennsylvania Records
Beaver County, Pennsylvania (Map It) was created on March 12, 1800 from parts of Allegheny County and Washington County. The county was named for the Beaver River, itself named for the eponymous animal that was sighted along its banks.
Beaver County is bordered by Lawrence County (north), Butler County (east), Allegheny County (southeast), Washington County (southeast), Hancock County, West Virginia (west), Columbiana County, Ohio (west). A Map of Beaver County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Beaver County Townships include Brighton, Center, Chippewa, Darlington, Daugherty, Franklin, Greene, Hanover, Harmony, Hopewell, Independence, Marion, New Sewickley, North Sewickley, Patterson, Potter, Pulaski, Raccoon, Rochester, South Beaver, Vanport, White.
Beaver County Boroughs include Ambridge, Baden, Beaver, Big Beaver, Bridgewater, Conway, Darlington, East Rochester, Eastvale, Economy, Ellwood City, Fallston, Frankfort Springs, Freedom, Georgetown, Glasgow, Homewood, Hookstown, Industry, Koppel, Midland, Monaca, New Brighton, New Galilee, Ohioville, Patterson Heights, Rochester, Shippingport, South Heights, West Mayfield.
Beaver County Cities & Towns include Aliquippa, Beaver Falls. See also Beaver County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old Pennsylvania maps.
Beaver County, Pennsylvania Courthouse Records
The Beaver County Courthouse is located in Beaver, Pennsylvania. Beaver County was attached to Allegheny County until 1803. Learn More About State of Pennsylvania Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Beaver county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Beaver County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1803.
- Beaver County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1800.
- Beaver County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1800 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Beaver County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Beaver County, Pennsylvania Census Records
- Learn More: State of Pennsylvania Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Beaver County, Pennsylvania Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Pennsylvania Vital Records
- Birth & Death Records: 1906 to present.
- Marriage Records: does not have marriage records. The marriage records should be available in the County Court House.
- Divorce Records: does not have marriage records. The marriage records should be available in the County Court House.
- Locations: Pennsylvania Office of Vital Statistics, Pennsylvania State Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Division of Vital Records, 101 South Mercer Street, Central Building, Room 401, New Castle, PA 16103; PH (724) 656-3100
Beaver County, Pennsylvania Resources
- Pennsylvania Archives - Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission series contains records of pennsylvania, from 1664 to 1780, and includes military, marriage, tax and land records. This is a Free Database.
- Beaver County Genealogy and History Center, 250 East Evenue, Beaver, PA 15009, 724-775-1775
- Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks, 1235 3venue, Freedom, PA 15042
- Beaver County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Beaver County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Pennsylvania Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Maps of Beaver County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- Beaver County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- Beaver County cemetery records.
- Beaver Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania and its centennial celebration
- Beaver County, Pennsylvania History
- Beaver County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Beaver Co. PAGenweb
- Beaver Co. Data Collections
- Weyand & Reed's Beaver County centennial directory
- Beaver County, Pennsylvania Military Records