Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Records
Northumberland County, Pennsylvania (Map It) was created on March 21, 1772, from parts of Berks County, Bedford County, Cumberland County, Lancaster County and Northampton County. The county was named for the English county of Northumberland.
Northumberland County is bordered by Lycoming County (north), Montour County (northeast), Columbia County (east), Schuylkill County (southeast), Dauphin County (south), Perry County (southwest), Juniata County (west), Snyder County (west), Union County (west). A Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Northumberland County Townships include Coal, Delaware, East Cameron, East Chillisquaque, Jackson, Jordan, Lewis, Little Mahanoy, Lowugusta, Lower Mahanoy, Mount Carmel, Point, Ralpho, Rockefeller, Rush, Shamokin, Turbot, Uppugusta, Upper Mahanoy, Washington, West Cameron, West Chillisquaque, Zerbe.
Northumberland County Boroughs include Herndon, Kulpmont, Marion Heights, McEwensville, Milton, Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Riverside, Snydertown, Turbotville, Watsontown.
Northumberland County Cities & Towns include Shamokin, Sunbury. See also Northumberland County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old Pennsylvania maps.
Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Courthouse Records
The Northumberland County Courthouse is located in Sunbury, 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 Northumberland 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.
- Northumberland County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1770.
- Northumberland County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1771.
- Northumberland County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1771 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Northumberland County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Northumberland 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
Northumberland 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
Northumberland 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.
- Northumberland County Historical Society
- Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Pioneers, 1150 N. Front Street, Sunbury, PA 17801
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Northumberland County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Pennsylvania Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Maps of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- North Hills News Record (North Hills, Pennsylvania)
- Local historical and biographical notes from the files of newspapers published in Easton, Penna.
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1774-1846: Schwaben Creek
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1777-1854: Stone Valley Lutheran and Reformed Congregations
- History and topography of Northumberland, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Centre, Union, Columbia, Juniata and Clinton Counties, Pa.
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Northumberland Co. PAGenweb
- Northumberland Co. Data Collections
- Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Military Records