Blair County, Pennsylvania Records
Blair County is bordered by Centre County (north), Huntingdon County (east), Bedford County (south), Cambria County (west), Clearfield County (northwest). A Map of Blair County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Blair County Townships include Alleghenntis, Blair, Catharine, Frankstown, Freedom, Greenfield, Huston, Juniata, Logan, North Woodbury, Snyder, Taylor, Tyrone, Woodbury.
Blair County Boroughs include Bellwood, Duncansville (includes Puzzletown), Hollidaysburg, Martinsburg, Newry, Roaring Spring, Tunnelhill, Tyrone, Williamsburg.
Blair County Cities & Towns include Altoona. See also Blair County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old Pennsylvania maps.
Blair County, Pennsylvania Courthouse 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 Blair 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.
- Blair County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1846.
- Blair County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1846.
- Blair County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1846 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Blair County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Blair County, Pennsylvania Census Records
- Learn More: State of Pennsylvania Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 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
Blair 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
Blair 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.
- Blair County Historical Society
- Blair Co Genealogical Society, Inc., 431 Scotch Valley Roaltoona 16648
- Blair County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Blair County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Pennsylvania Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Maps of Blair County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- Tyrone Daily Herald (Tyrone, Pennsylvania)
- Altoona Mirror (Altoona, Pennsylvania)
- Tyrone Star (Tyrone City, Pennsylvania)
- Blair County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- Blair Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- Blair County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Blair Co. PAGenweb
- Blair Co. Data Collections
- Blair County, Pennsylvania Military Records