Juniata County, Pennsylvania Records
Juniata County, Pennsylvania (Map It) was created on March 2, 1831 from Mifflin County. The county was named for the Juniata River, itself named for the Iroquoian word Onayutta, meaning "Standing Stone" .
Juniata County is bordered by Snyder County (north), Northumberland County (east), Dauphin County (southeast), Perry County (south), Franklin County (southwest), Huntingdon County (west), Mifflin County (northwest). A Map of Juniata County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Juniata County Townships include Beale, Delaware, Fayette, Fermanagh, Greenwood, Lack, Milford, Monroe, Spruce Hill, Susquehanna, Turbett, Tuscarora, Walker.
Juniata County Boroughs include Mifflin, Mifflintown, Port Royal, Thompsontown. See also Juniata County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
Juniata 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 Juniata 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.
- Juniata County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1831.
- Juniata County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1831.
- Juniata County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1831 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Juniata County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Juniata County, Pennsylvania Census Records
- Learn More: State of Pennsylvania Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 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
Juniata 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
Juniata 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.
- Juniata County Historical Society
- Juniata County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Juniata County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Historical Maps of Juniata County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- Juniata County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- Juniata Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- History and topography of Northumberland, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Centre, Union, Columbia, Juniata and Clinton Counties, Pa.
- Juniata County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Juniata Co. PAGenweb
- Juniata Co. Data Collections
- Juniata County, Pennsylvania Military Records