Perry County, Pennsylvania Records
Perry County is bordered by Juniata County (north), Northumberland County (northeast), Dauphin County (east), Cumberland County (south), Franklin County (southwest). A Map of Perry County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Perry County Townships include Buffalo, Carroll, Centre, Greenwood, Howe, Jackson, Juniata, Liverpool, Miller, Northeast Madison, Oliver, Penn, Rye, Saville, Southwest Madison, Spring, Toboyne, Tuscarora, Tyrone, Watts, Wheatfield.
Perry County Boroughs include Blain, Duncannon, Landisburg, Liverpool, Marysville, Millerstown, New Bloomfield, New Buffalo, Newport. See also Perry County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
Perry 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 Perry 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.
- Perry County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1820.
- Perry County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1820.
- Perry County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1820 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Perry County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Perry County, Pennsylvania Census Records
- Learn More: State of Pennsylvania Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 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
Perry 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
Perry 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.
- Perry County Historical Society
- The Harry W. Lenig Library
- Perry Historians
- Perry County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Perry County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Historical Maps of Perry County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- Perry County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- Census of Perry County, Pennsylvania, 1810
- Perry County, PA Census QuickFacts
- Perry Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- Churches between the mountains
- History of Perry County, Pennsylvania
- The history and topography of Dauphin, Cumberland, Franklin, Bedfordams, Perry, Somerset, Cambria & Indiana counties
- History of Perry County in Pennsylvania, from the earliest settlement to the present time
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- Perry County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Perry Co. PAGenweb
- Perry Co. Data Collections
- Perry County, Pennsylvania Military Records