Butler County, Pennsylvania Records
Butler County is bordered by Venango County (north), Clarion County (northeast), Armstrong County (east), Westmoreland County (southeast), Allegheny County (south), Beaver County (west), Lawrence County (west), Mercer County (northwest). A Map of Butler County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Butler County Townships include Adamllegheny, Brady, Buffalo, Butler, Center, Cherry, Clay, Clearfield, Clinton, Concord, Connoquenessing, Cranberry, Donegal, Fairview, Forward, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Lancaster, Marion, Mercer, Middlesex, Muddy Creek, Oakland, Parker, Penn, Slippery Rock, Summit, Venango, Washington, Winfield, Worth.
Butler County Boroughs include Bruin, Callery, Cherry Valley, Chicora, Connoquenessing, East Butler, Eau Claire, Evans City, Fairview, Harmony, Harrisville, Karns City, Mars, Petrolia, Portersville, Prospect, Saxonburg, Seven Fields, Slippery Rock, Valencia, West Liberty, West Sunbury, Zelienople. See also Butler County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old Pennsylvania maps.
Butler County, Pennsylvania Courthouse Records
The Butler County Courthouse is located in Butler, Pennsylvania. Butler 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 Butler 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.
- Butler County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1804.
- Butler County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1804.
- Butler County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1804 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Butler County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Butler 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
Butler 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
Butler 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.
- Butler County Historical Society
- Butler County Genealogical Society
- Butler County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Butler County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Pennsylvania Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Maps of Butler County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- Butler County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- Butler Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- History of Butler County, Pennsylvania
- History of Butler County, Pennsylvania
- Souvenir history of Slippery Rock, Pa.
- Butler County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Butler Co. PAGenweb
- Butler Co. Data Collections
- Early bounty hunters of Butler County, Pennsylvania
- Butler County, Pennsylvania Military Records