12 March 1800, formed from Allegheny County.
County Government Records:
Butler County Government Center
124 West Diamond Street
Butler, PA 16003
Phone: (724) 284-1409
- Birth and Death Records*: contact the Orphan’s Court for 1893-1905
- Marriage Records: Contact the Register of Wills 1885-present
- Divorce Records: contact the Prothonotary for 1885-present
- Probate Records**: contact the Register of Wills for 1800-present
- Land Records: contact the Recorder of Deeds for 1800-present
*The State of Pennsylvania began issuing Birth and Death Certificates in 1906. Indices can be found at: www.phmc.pa.gov/Archives/Research-Online
**Images of original Will and Orphan’s Court Books for each county in Pennsylvania can be found online at Family Search in Pennsylvania Probate Records, www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1999196
Historical and Genealogical Repositories:
Butler Area Public Library
Weir Genealogy Room
218 North McKean Street
Butler, PA 16001
- Butler County Poor Farm, indexed on website
- Obituaries, local history books
- Catalog available through making library online account
- To request research by mail: email firstname.lastname@example.org
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