Vital Records in Pennsylvania

Vital records in Pennsylvania are maintained by the Pennsylvania Department of Health located in New Castle, where they issue certified copies of birth and death records. Divorce and marriage records are only available from the specific county department where the event was filed.

Below is a table showing the year ranges that the Pennsylvania Department of Health - Division of Vital Records can provide:

Record Type Available From
Pennsylvania Birth Records January 1906 – 2017
Pennsylvania Death Records January 1906 – 2017
Pennsylvania Divorce Records dependent on county
Pennsylvania Marriage Records dependent on county

Find County Offices in Pennsylvania

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County Year Founded
Adams County, PA January 22, 1800
Allegheny County, PA September 24, 1788
Armstrong County, PA March 12, 1800
Beaver County, PA March 12, 1800
Bedford County, PA March 9, 1771
Berks County, PA March 11, 1752
Blair County, PA February 26, 1846
Bradford County, PA February 21, 1810
Bucks County, PA 1682
Butler County, PA March 12, 1800
Cambria County, PA March 26, 1804
Cameron County, PA March 29, 1860
Carbon County, PA March 13, 1843
Centre County, PA February 13, 1800
Chester County, PA 1682
Clarion County, PA March 11, 1839
Clearfield County, PA March 26, 1804
Clinton County, PA June 21, 1839
Columbia County, PA March 22, 1813
Crawford County, PA March 12, 1800
Cumberland County, PA January 27, 1750
Dauphin County, PA March 4, 1785
Delaware County, PA September 26, 1789
Elk County, PA April 18, 1843
Erie County, PA March 12, 1800
Fayette County, PA September 26, 1783
Forest County, PA April 11, 1848
Franklin County, PA September 9, 1784
Fulton County, PA April 19, 1851
Greene County, PA February 9, 1796
Huntingdon County, PA September 20, 1787
Indiana County, PA March 30, 1803
Jefferson County, PA March 26, 1804
Juniata County, PA March 2, 1831
Lackawanna County, PA August 13, 1878
Lancaster County, PA May 10, 1729
Lawrence County, PA March 20, 1849
Lebanon County, PA February 16, 1813
Lehigh County, PA March 6, 1812
Luzerne County, PA September 25, 1786
Lycoming County, PA April 13, 1795
McKean County, PA March 26, 1804
Mercer County, PA March 12, 1800
Mifflin County, PA September 19, 1789
Monroe County, PA April 1, 1836
Montgomery County, PA September 10, 1784
Montour County, PA May 3, 1850
Northampton County, PA March 11, 1752
Northumberland County, PA March 21, 1772
Perry County, PA March 22, 1820
Philadelphia County, PA 1682
Pike County, PA March 8, 1814
Potter County, PA March 26, 1804
Schuylkill County, PA March 1, 1811
Snyder County, PA March 2, 1855
Somerset County, PA April 17, 1795
Sullivan County, PA March 15, 1847
Susquehanna County, PA February 21, 1810
Tioga County, PA March 26, 1804
Union County, PA March 22, 1813
Venango County, PA March 12, 1800
Warren County, PA March 12, 1800
Washington County, PA March 28, 1781
Wayne County, PA March 21, 1798
Westmoreland County, PA February 26, 1773
Wyoming County, PA April 4, 1842
York County, PA August 19, 1749