Cambria County, Pennsylvania Records
Cambria County, Pennsylvania (Map It) was created on March 26, 1804 from Somerset County, Huntingdon County, Bedford County. The county was named for Cambria, the traditional name for Wales.
Cambria County is bordered by Clearfield County (north), Centre County (northeast), Blair County (east), Bedford County (southeast), Somerset County (south), Westmoreland County (southwest), Indiana County (west). A Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Cambria County Townships include Adamllegheny, Barr, Blacklick, Cambria, Chest, Clearfield, Conemaugh, Cresson, Croyle, Dean, East Carroll, East Taylor, Elder, Gallitzin, Jackson, Lower Yoder, Middle Taylor, Munster, Portage, Reade, Richland, Stonycreek, Summerhill, Susquehanna, Upper Yoder, Washington, West Carroll, West Taylor, White.
Cambria County Boroughs include Ashville, Brownstown, Carrolltown, Cassandra, Chest Springs, Cresson, Daisytown, Dale, East Conemaugh, Ebensburg, Ehrenfeld, Ferndale, Franklin, Gallitzin, Geistown, Hastings, Lilly, Lorain, Loretto, Nanty-Glo, Northern Cambria, Patton, Portage, Sankertown, Scalp Level, South Fork, Southmont, Summerhill, Tunnelhill, Vintondale, Westmont, Wilmore.
Cambria County Cities & Towns include Johnstown. See also Cambria County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old Pennsylvania maps.
Cambria County, Pennsylvania Courthouse Records
The Cambria County Courthouse is located in Ebensburg, Pennsylvania. Cambria was attached to Somerset County until 1807. 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 Cambria 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.
- Cambria County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1846.
- Cambria County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1819.
- Cambria County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1819 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Cambria County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Cambria 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
Cambria 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
Cambria 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.
- Cambria County Historical Society
- Cambria County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Cambria County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Pennsylvania Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Maps of Cambria County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Illustrated historical combination atlas of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- Cambria County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- Cambria Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
- The history and topography of Dauphin, Cumberland, Franklin, Bedfordams, Perry, Somerset, Cambria & Indiana counties
- Cambria County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Cambria Co. PAGenweb
- Cambria Co. Data Collections
- Cambria County, Pennsylvania Military Records