Welcome to Carbon County Pennsylvania
History and Genealogy
County marks the northern border of the Lehigh Valley
region of the state and is considered part of the state's Coal Region. Its county seat is Jim Thorpe. Carbon
County was created on March 13, 1843 from parts of Northampton and Monroe Counties and was named for the extensive
deposits of coal in the region. Carbon County is the location of the trials and executions of the controversial
Molly Maguires, an Irish secret society that had been accused of terrorizing the region. --wikipedia.com
THIS COUNTY IS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION!!
If you have the desire to help transcribe genealogical data and
place it online for the free use of all researchers, contact Nancy to become a host. Volunteer Information is
This County currently does not have a host. This means that there
is no one available to help answer your questions about this county's history or to help you with your family's
genealogy within this county. WE REGRET THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO DO PERSONAL
RESEARCH FOR YOU.