Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Guide2016-06-02T16:29:03+00:00

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Records

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania (Map It) was created on March 1, 1811 from parts of Berks County and Northhampton County (Parts of Columbia County and Luzerne County was added on March 3, 1818). The county was named for the Schuylkill River, itself a Dutch corruption of a Lenape word possibly meaning "hidden river".

Schuylkill County is bordered by Luzerne County (north), Carbon County (northeast), Lehigh County (southeast), Berks County (south), Lebanon County (southwest), Dauphin County (southwest), Northumberland County (northwest), Columbia County (northwest). A Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Schuylkill County Townships include  Barry, Blythe, Branch, Butler, Cass, Delano, East Brunswick, East Norwegian, East Union, Eldred, Foster, Frailey, Hegins, Hubley, Kline, Mahanoy, New Castle, North Manheim, North Union, Norwegian, Pine Grove, Porter, Reilly, Rush, Ryan, Schuylkill, South Manheim, Tremont, Union, Upper Mahantongo, Walker, Washington, Wayne, West Brunswick, West Mahanoy, West Penn.

Schuylkill County Boroughs include  Ashlanuburn, Coaldale, Cressona, Deer Lake, Frackville, Gilberton, Girardville, Gordon, Landingville, Mahanoy City, McAdoo, Mechanicsville, Middleport, Minersville, Mount Carbon, New Philadelphia, New Ringgold, Orwigsburg, Palto, Pine Grove, Port Carbon, Port Clinton, Ringtown, Schuylkill Haven, Shenandoah, St. Clair, Tamaqua, Tower City, Tremont. See also Schuylkill County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Courthouse Records

Schuylkill County Townships Map
Schuylkill County Townships Map

Schuylkill County, PA Courthouse

The Schuylkill County Courthouse is located in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. 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 Schuylkill 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.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Census Records

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Vital Records

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Resources

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