Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Records
Jefferson County is bordered by Forest County (north), Elk County (northeast), Clearfield County (east), Indiana County (south), Armstrong County (southwest), Clarion County (west). A Map of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Jefferson County Townships include Barnett, Beaver, Bell, Clover, Eldred, Gaskill, Heath, Henderson, Knox, McCalmont, Oliver, Perry, Pine Creek, Polk, Porter, Ringgold, Rose, Snyder, Union, Warsaw, Washington, Winslow, Young.
Jefferson County Boroughs include Big Run, Brockway, Brookville, Corsica, Falls Creek, Punxsutawney, Reynoldsville, Summerville, Sykesville, Timblin, Worthville. See also Jefferson County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old Pennsylvania maps.
Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Courthouse Records
The Jefferson County Courthouse is located in Brookville, Pennsylvania. Jefferson County was attached to Westmoreland County until 1806 and to Indiana County until 1830. 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 Jefferson 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.
- Jefferson County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1828.
- Jefferson County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1832.
- Jefferson County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1832 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Jefferson County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Jefferson 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
Jefferson 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
Jefferson 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.
- Jefferson County Historical and Genealogical Society
- Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Jefferson County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Pennsylvania Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Maps of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- Jefferson Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- Commemorative biographical record of central Pennsylvania
- Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Jefferson Co. PAGenweb
- Jefferson Co. Data Collections
- Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Military Records