Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Records
Lawrence County, Pennsylvania (Map It) was created on March 20, 1849 from Beaver County and Mercer County. The county was named in honor of James Lawrence, War of 1812 captain .
Lawrence County is bordered by Mercer County (north), Butler County (east), Beaver County (south), Columbiana County, Ohio (southwest), Mahoning County, Ohio (west). A Map of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Lawrence County Townships include Hickory, Little Beaver, Mahoning, Neshannock, North Beaver, Perry, Plain Grove, Pulaski, Scott, Shenango, Slippery Rock, Taylor, Union, Washington, Wayne, Wilmington.
Lawrence County Boroughs include Bessemer, Ellport, Ellwood City, Enon Valley, New Beaver, New Wilmington, S.N.P.J., South New Castle, Volant, Wampum.
Lawrence County Cities & Towns include New Castle. See also Lawrence County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old Pennsylvania maps.
Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Courthouse Records
The Lawrence County Courthouse is located in New Castle, Pennsylvania. 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 Lawrence 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.
- Lawrence County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1849.
- Lawrence County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1849.
- Lawrence County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1849 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Lawrence County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Lawrence 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
Lawrence 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
Lawrence 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.
- Lawrence County Historical Society
- Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Lawrence County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Pennsylvania Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Maps of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- New Castle News (New Castle, Pennsylvania)
- Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- Lawrence Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- 20th century history of New Castle and Lawrence County, Pennsylvania and representative citizens
- A history of the Neshannock Presbyterian Church, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania
- History of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
- Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Lawrence Co. PAGenweb
- Lawrence Co. Data Collections
- Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Military Records