26 September 1783, formed from Westmoreland County.
County Government Records:
Fayette County Courthouse
61 East Main Street
Uniontown, PA 15401
Phone: (724) 430-1238
- Birth and Death Records*: contact the Orphans Court for 1894-1905
- Marriage Records: contact the Orphans Court for 1885-present
- Divorce Records: contact the Prothonotary for 1885-present
- Probate Records**: contact the Register of Wills for 1783-present
- Land Records: contact the Recorder of Deeds for 1783-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:
24 Jefferson Street
Uniontown PA 15401
- Local family histories, family vertical files
- Death index to local papers from early 1800’s to 1950
- Local history books and exhibits
- Research by mail available for some records: www.uniontownlib.org Choose > “Pennsylvania Room”
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