Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Records
Sullivan County is bordered by Bradford County (north), Wyoming County (east), Luzerne County (southeast), Columbia County (south), Lycoming County (west). A Map of Sullivan County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Sullivan County Townships include Cherry, Colley, Davidson, Elkland, Forks, Fox, Hillsgrove, Laporte, Shrewsbury.
Sullivan County Boroughs include Dushore, Eagles Mere, Forksville, Laporte. See also Sullivan County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
Sullivan 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 Sullivan 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.
- Sullivan County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1848.
- Sullivan County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1848.
- Sullivan County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1847 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Sullivan County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Census Records
- Learn More: State of Pennsylvania Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 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
Sullivan 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
Sullivan 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.
- Sullivan County Historical Society
- Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Sullivan County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Historical Maps of Sullivan County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- Sullivan Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Sullivan Co. PAGenweb
- Sullivan Co. Data Collections
- Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Military Records