Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Records
Cumberland County is bordered by Perry County (north), Dauphin County (east), York County (southeast), Adams County (southwest), Franklin County (west). A Map of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Cumberland County Townships include Cooke, Dickinson, East Pennsboro, Hampden, Hopewell, Lowllen, Lower Frankford, Lower Mifflin, Middlesex, Monroe, North Middleton, North Newton, Penn, Shippensburg, Silver Spring, South Middleton, South Newton, Southampton, Uppllen, Upper Frankford, Upper Mifflin, West Pennsboro.
Cumberland County Boroughs include Camp Hill, Carlisle, Lemoyne, Mechanicsburg, Mount Holly Springs, New Cumberland, Newburg, Newville, Shippensburg, Shiremanstown, Wormleysburg. See also Cumberland County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
Cumberland 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 Cumberland 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.
- Cumberland County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1750.
- Cumberland County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1750.
- Cumberland County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1750 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Cumberland County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Census Records
- Learn More: State of Pennsylvania Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1790, 1800, 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
Cumberland 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
Cumberland 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.
- Cumberland County Historical Society
- Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Historical Maps of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Quarter Session Dockets 1750-1785
- Memories of Carlisle's old graveyard
- Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1896-1936
- Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Church Records
- History of Cumberland and Adams counties, Pennsylvania
- Biographical annals of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
- The history and topography of Dauphin, Cumberland, Franklin, Bedfordams, Perry, Somerset, Cambria & Indiana counties
- Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Cumberland Co. PAGenweb
- Cumberland Co. Data Collections
- Hauck's centennial directory of the borough of Mechanicsburg (Cumberland County, Pa.)
- Military history of Carlisle and Carlisle Barracks
- Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Military Records