Northampton County, Pennsylvania Records
Northampton County, Pennsylvania (Map It) was created on March 11, 1752 from Bucks County. The county was named for the English city of Northampton.
Northampton County is bordered by Monroe County (north), Warren County, New Jersey (east), Bucks County (south), Lehigh County (west), Carbon County (northwest). A Map of Northampton County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Northampton County Townships include Allen, Bethlehem, Bushkill, Eallen, Forks, Hanover, Lehigh, Lower Mount Bethel, Lower Nazareth, Lower Saucon, Moore, Palmer, Plainfield, Upper Mount Bethel, Upper Nazareth, Washington, Williams.
Northampton County Boroughs include Bangor, Bath, Chapman, East Bangor, Freemansburg, Glendon, Hellertown, Nazareth, North Catasauqua, Northampton, Prgyl, Portland, Roseto, Stockertown, Tatamy, Walnutport, West Easton, Wilson, Wind Gap.
Northampton County Cities & Towns include Bethlehem, Easton. See also Northampton County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old Pennsylvania maps.
Northampton County, Pennsylvania Courthouse Records
The Northampton County Courthouse is located in Easton, 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 Northampton 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.
- Northampton County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1752.
- Northampton County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1752.
- Northampton County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1752 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Northampton County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Northampton 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
Northampton 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
Northampton 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.
- Northampton Historical & Genealogical Society
- National Canal Museum
- South Bethlehem Historical Society
- Northampton Counry Achives
- Northampton County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Northampton County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Pennsylvania Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Maps of Northampton County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- Northampton County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Marriage Licenses issued by Isaac Hicks, 1772-74 and 1824-36
- The old grave-yards of Northampton and adjacent counties in the state of Pennsylvania
- Inscriptions alphabetically arranged of the tombstones in the old cemetery at Stone Church, Northampton County, Pa.
- Burial record of Zion's (Stone) Church graveyard and cemetery, near Kreidersville, Northampton Co., Pa.
- Northampton Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- Hamilton Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 1800-1830: Union Church
- Northampton County, Pennsylvania Church Records, 1774-1840
- Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Directory, 1890
- Lowhill Reformed Congregation, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 1769-1881
- Dryland Union Lutheran Church, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 1763-1832
- Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 1756-1845: Christ Union Church
- First Settlers of "The Forks of The Delaware" and Their Descendants, 1760-1852
- Northampton County guide
- Index history of the Moravian Seminary for Young Ladies at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
- History of Northampton County (Pennsylvania) and the grand valley of the Lehigh
- A history of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1741-1892
- A history of the Moravian Seminary for Young Ladies, at Bethlehem, Pa., with a catalogue of its pupils, 1785-1870
- History of Northampton, Lehigh, Monroe, Carbon and Schuylkill counties
- Northampton County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Northampton Co. PAGenweb
- Northampton Co. Data Collections
- The Northampton County directory for 1873
- Williams' three Bethlehems directory for 1893-94 ... of Bethlehem, South Bethlehem and West Bethlehem
- Directory of Bethlehem, South Bethlehem and West Bethlehem
- Northampton County, Pennsylvania Military Records