Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Records

Luzerne County, Pennsylvania (Map It) was created on  September 25, 1786 from Northumberland County. The county was named in honor of Anne-César, Chevalier de la Luzerne, French ambassador to the U.S. who aided republican causes .

Luzerne County is bordered by Wyoming County (north), Lackawanna County (northeast), Monroe County (east), Carbon County (southeast), Schuylkill County (south), Columbia County (west), Sullivan County (northwest). A Map of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Luzerne County Townships include  Bear Creek, Black Creek, Buck, Butler, Conyngham, Dallas, Dennison, Dorrance, Exeter, Fairmount, Fairview, Foster, Franklin, Hanover, Hazle, Hollenback, Hunlock, Huntington, Jackson, Jenkins, Kingston, Lake, Lehman, Nescopeck, Newport, Pittston, Plains, Plymouth, Rice, Ross, Salem, Slocum, Sugarloaf, Union, Wilkes-Barre, Wright.

Luzerne County Boroughs include  Ashlevoca, Bear Creek Village, Conyngham, Courtdale, Dallas, Dupont, Duryea, Edwardsville, Exeter, Forty Fort, Freeland, Harveys Lake, Hughestown, Jeddo, Kingston, Laflin, Larksville, Laurel Run, Luzerne, Nescopeck, New Columbus, Nuangola, Penn Lake Park, Plymouth, Pringle, Shickshinny, Sugar Notch, Swoyersville, Warrior Run, West Hazleton, West Pittston, West Wyoming, White Haven, Wyoming, Yatesville.

Luzerne County Cities & Towns include Hazleton, Nanticoke, Pittston, Wilkes-Barre. See also Luzerne County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.

MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old Pennsylvania maps.

Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Courthouse Records

Luzerne County Townships Map
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Luzerne County Townships Map

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Luzerne County, PA Courthouse

The Luzerne County Courthouse is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. A flood in 1972 destroyed some estate files. 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 Luzerne 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.

Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Census Records

Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Vital Records

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