Mercer County, Pennsylvania Records
Mercer County is bordered by Crawford County (north), Venango County (east), Butler County (southeast), Lawrence County (south), Mahoning County, Ohio (southwest), Trumbull County, Ohio (west). A Map of Mercer County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Mercer County Townships include Coolspring, Deer Creek, Delaware, East Lackawannock, Fairview, Findley, French Creek, Greene, Hempfield, Jackson, Jefferson, Lackawannock, Lake, Liberty, Mill Creek, New Vernon, Otter Creek, Perry, Pine, Pymatuning, Salem, Sandy Creek, Sandy Lake, Shenango, South Pymatuning, Springfield, Sugar Grove, West Salem, Wilmington, Wolf Creek, Worth.
Mercer County Boroughs include Clark, Fredonia, Greenville, Grove City, Jackson Center, Jamestown, Mercer, New Lebanon, Sandy Lake, Sharpsville, Sheakleyville, Stoneboro, West Middlesex, Wheatland.
Mercer County Cities & Towns include Farrell, Hermitage, Sharon. See also Mercer County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
Mercer 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 Mercer 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.
- Mercer County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1803.
- Mercer County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1804.
- Mercer County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1804 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Mercer County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Mercer 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
Mercer 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
Mercer 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.
- Mercer County Historical Society
- Mercer County Genealogical Society
- Mercer County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Mercer County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Historical Maps of Mercer County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Combination atlas of the county of Mercer and the state of Pennsylvania
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- Mercer County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- Mercer Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- History of Mercer County, Pennsylvania
- Mercer County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Mercer Co. PAGenweb
- Mercer Co. Data Collections
- Mercer County, Pennsylvania Military Records