Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Guide2016-06-02T16:13:41+00:00

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Records

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania (Map It) was created on August 13, 1878 from Luzerne County. The county was named for the Lackawanna River, itself named for the Lenape word meaning "stream that forks".

Lackawanna County is bordered by Susquehanna County (north), Wayne County (east), Monroe County (southeast), Luzerne County (southwest), Wyoming County (west). A Map of Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Lackawanna County Townships include  Abington, Benton, Carbondale, Clifton, Covington, Elmhurst, Fell, Glenburn, Greenfield, Jefferson, La Plume, Madison, Newton, Norbington, Ransom, Roaring Brook, Scott, Soubington, Spring Brook, Thornhurst, Webington.

Lackawanna County Boroughs include  Archbald, Blakely, Clarks Green, Clarks Summit, Dalton, Dickson City, Dunmore, Jermyn, Jessup, Mayfield, Moosic, Moscow, Old Forge, Olyphant, Taylor, Throop, Vandling. See also Lackawanna County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Courthouse Records

Lackawanna County Townships Map
Lackawanna County Townships Map

Lackawanna County, PA Courthouse

The Lackawanna County Courthouse is located in Scranton, 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 Lackawanna 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.

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Census Records

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania Vital Records

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