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Schuylkill County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania where the Schuylkill River starts. It is located in the heart of the anthracite Coal Region of Pennsylvania. Schuylkill County was created on March 1, 1811 from parts of Berks and Northampton Counties and named for the Schuylkill River. Pottsville, Pennsylvania is the county seat.

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 available here.
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.

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Recent Updates

February 2015: Death Notice: Samuel D. Frank, News - Accidents: Colliery Accidents Causes Serious Injuries to Waluta and Perkus and Death to Joseph Lupkis, Enos George Killed by Runaway Horse
March 2014: Obits: Mrs. Elizabeth Shindel, John C. Boyd - Transcribed by Tammy Clark; Marriages: Stoeker-Yetter, Eisenhan-Stahr - Transcribed by Tammy Clark
August 2013
: Obit: JOSIAH NEWELL WILLARD - transcribed by Kim Mohler
December 2012: 1883 Pensioners - Transcribed by Debbie Ovechka
October 2012
: Biographies: JOHN ADAM WHETSTONE, JAMES M. WHETSTONE - Transcribed by Kim Mohler, James NAGLE - Transcribed by Richard Ramos
July 2012
: Obituary: John P. Cumming, News: Sansom, Ridgeway and White Import Miners, Crime News: Zimmerman Killed While in Jail
June 2012: Death notice: Thomas Scott, Mrs. Heffner, Simon Gregory - Submitted by Kathy McDaniel
January 2012: Marriage Notice:  Alspach-Steigerwald -  Transcribed by V.L. Hartman
 

Surrounding Counties

Luzerne County (north)

Berks County (south)

Northumberland County (northwest)

Carbon County (northeast)

Lebanon County (southwest)

Columbia County (northwest)

Lehigh County (southeast)

Dauphin County (southwest)



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