Washington County, Pennsylvania Records
Washington County is bordered by Beaver County (north), Allegheny County (northeast), Westmoreland County (east), Fayette County (southeast), Greene County (south), Marshall County, West Virginia (southwest), Ohio County, West Virginia (west), Brooke County, West Virginia (west), Hancock County, West Virginia (northwest). A Map of Washington County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Washington County Townships include Amwell, Blaine, Buffalo, Canton, Carroll, Cecil, Chartiers, Cross Creek, Donegal, East Bethlehem, East Finley, Fallowfield, Hanover, Hopewell, Independence, Jefferson, Morris, Mount Pleasant, North Bethlehem, North Franklin, North Strabane, Nottingham, Peters, Robinson, Smith, Somerset, South Franklin, South Strabane, Union, West Bethlehem, West Finley, West Pike Run.
Washington County Boroughs include Allenport, Beallsville, Bentleyville, Burgettstown, California, Canonsburg, Centerville, Charleroi, Claysville, Coal Center, Cokeburg, Deemston, Donora, Dunlevy, East Washington, Elco, Ellsworth, Finleyville, Green Hills, Houston, Long Branch, Marianna, McDonald, Midway, New Eagle, North Charleroi, Roscoe, Speers, Stockdale, Twilight, Welexander, West Brownsville, West Middletown.
Washington County Cities & Towns include Monongahela, Washington. See also Washington County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
Washington 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 Washington 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.
- Washington County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1781.
- Washington County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1781.
- Washington County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1781 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Washington County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Washington 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
Washington 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
Washington 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.
- Washington County Historical Society
- Washington County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Washington County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Historical Maps of Washington County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- The Charleroi Mail (Charleroi, Pennsylvania)
- The Daily Mail (Charleroi, Pennsylvania)
- Washington County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- Cross Creek, Pennsylvania Deaths, 1810-90
- Estate records, 1781-96, and deed records, 1782-85, in Washington County, Pennsylvania
- Cross Creek, Pennsylvania Cemetery History
- Washington Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- The Bibliography of Washington County, Pennsylvania
- History of Washington County, Pennsylvania
- 20th century history of the city of Washington and Washington County, Pennsylvania and representative citizens
- The Old and New Monongahela
- History of Washington County from its first settlement to the present time
- The courts of justice, bench and bar of Washington County, Pennsylvania
- Washington County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Washington Co. PAGenweb
- Washington Co. Data Collections
- Lists of inhabitants in Washington County, Pennsylvania, 1800 or before
- Washington County, Pennsylvania Military Records