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History and Genealogy

 

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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HISTORY

 
Recent Updates
April 2018
History: 1890 Directory of Ashland Borough (Includes Short History of Schuylkill County, 1891 Assessors, List of Businesses and the Directory of Ashland Borough)
Bible Records: Billman Bible Records


Past Updates

 

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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