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Somerset County was created on April 17, 1795 from a part of Bedford County and was named for Somerset, United Kingdom. The County seat of Somerset is Somerset.

Somerset Courthouse

Somerset County Courthouse

The National Flight 93 Memorial, dedicated to those passengers who lost their lives stopping the hijackers of the flight on September 11, is located about 2 miles north of Shanksville in Somerset County.

Flight 93 Memorial

Flight 93 Memorial

My name is Terri and I am the host of the Somerset County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Trails site.  I am new to genealogy through working on my own family and that of my husband.  I live in Johnstown in Cambria County which is the county north of Somerset.

In time, I will be adding more information and will add any information that is submitted to me.  If you have any questions or comments, you can

email me

Somerset County Data Online







Last Updated September 2014

Boroughs and Census Designated Places

Acosta Addison Allenvale Althouse Ankeny
Ashtola Bakersville Barronvale Beachdale Beachly
Bens Creek Benson Berkleys Mill Berlin Bittners Mill
Blackfield Blough Boone Boswell Boynton
Brotherton Buckstown Burkhelder Cairnbrook Callimont
Casselman Central City Coal Junction Coal Run Coleman
Comps Crossroads Compton Confluence Crumb Daley
Davidsville Downey Draketown Dumas Edie
Engles Mill Enoch Fairhope Fairview Ferrellton
Foley Fort Hill Forward Forwardstown Foustwell
Friedens Gahagen Garrett Gebhart Geiger
Gideon Glade Glade City Glen Savage Glencoe
Glessner Goodtown Gray Hagero Harnedsville
Hays Mill Hillsboro Hollsopple Hooversville Humbert
Husband Huston Indian Lake Indiantown Jenners
Jenners Crossroads Jennerstown Jerome Jerome Junction Jimtown
Johnsburg Kantner Kennells Mill Keystone Kimmel
Kimmelton Kingwood Klines Mill Krings Lambertsville
Landstreet Laurel Falls Laurel Mountain Village Laurel Summit Lavansville
Listie Listonburg Macdonaldton Mance Maple Ridge
Markleton Meadowdale Metzler Meyersdale Milford
Mineral Spring Mostoller Murdock New Baltimore New Centerville
New Lexington Niver Junction Niverton Ogletown Old Shade Furnace
Paddytown Paint Philson Pilltown Pine Hill
Pinkerton Pleasant Union Pocahontas Quecreek Ralphton
Randolph Reading Number Three Reels Corners Reitz Roberts
Rockwood Rockwood Station Romania Rowena Roxbury
Roytown Rummel Saint Paul Salco Salisbury
Salisbury Junction Sand Patch Savage Schweibinzville Scullton
Seanor Seven Springs Shaft Shamrock Shanksville
Shaw Mines Shober Sipesville Slabtown Snydersville
Somerfield Somerset Springs Stoystown Summit Mills
Sylvan Lane Thomas Mill Thomasdale Tire Hill Trent
Unamis Ursina Warrens Mill Wellersburg Wells Creek
West Meyersdale West Salisbury Wilbur Williams Wilson Creek
Windber Wittenberg Zimmerman



Addison Township Allegheny Township Black Township Brothersvalley Township Conemaugh Township
Elk Lick Township Fairhope Township Greenville Township Jefferson Township Jenner Township
Larimer Township Lincoln Township Lower Turkeyfoot Township Middlecreek Township Milford Township
Northampton Township Ogle Township Paint Township Quemahoning Township Shade Township
Somerset Township Southampton Township Stonycreek Township Summit Township Upper Turkeyfoot Township

Surrounding Counties

Cambria County (north)

Bedford County (east)

Allegany County, Maryland (southeast)

Garrett County, Maryland (southwest)

Fayette County (west)

Westmoreland County (northwest)

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