Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania Records
Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania (Map It) was created on February 21, 1810 from Luzerne County. The county was named for the Susquehanna River, itself named after an Algonquin word for "muddy current".
Susquehanna County is bordered by Broome County, New York (north), Wayne County (east), Lackawanna County (southeast), Wyoming County (southwest), Bradford County (west), Tioga County, New York (northwest). A Map of Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Susquehanna County Townships include Apolacorarauburn, Bridgewater, Brooklyn, Choconut, Clifford, Dimock, Forest Lake, Franklin, Gibson, Great Bend, Harford, Harmony, Herrick, Jackson, Jessup, Lathrop, Lenox, Liberty, Middletown, New Milford, Oakland, Rush, Silver Lake, Springville, Thompson.
Susquehanna County Boroughs include Forest City, Friendsville, Great Bend, Hallstead, Hop Bottom, Lanesboro, Little Meadows, Montrose, New Milford, Oakland, Susquehanna Depot, Thompson, Union Dale. See also Susquehanna County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old Pennsylvania maps.
Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania Courthouse Records
The Susquehanna County Courthouse is located in Montrose, Pennsylvania. Susquehanna County was attached to Luzerne County until 1812. 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 Susquehanna 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.
- Susquehanna County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1812.
- Susquehanna County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1812.
- Susquehanna County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1812 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Susquehanna County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania Census Records
- Learn More: State of Pennsylvania Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 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
Susquehanna 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
Susquehanna 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.
- Susquehanna County Historical Society
- Susquehanna Trails Genealogy Club,
- Susquehanna Depot Historical Society, Inc., P. O. Box 161, Susquehanna, PA 18847
- Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Pennsylvania Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Maps of Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- Susquehanna County, Silver Lake Township, Pennsylvania, 1878 -79 tax rolls
- Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- Harford, 1880-1970
- Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Susquehanna Co. PAGenweb
- Susquehanna Co. Data Collections
- Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania Military Records