6 March 1812, formed from Northampton County.
County Government Records:
Lehigh County Courthouse
455 Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18101
Phone: (610) 782-3000
- Birth and Death Records*: contact the Clerk of Judicial Records for 1893-1905
- Marriage Records: Contact the Clerk of Judicial Records 1885-present
- Divorce Records: contact the Clerk of Judicial Records for 1885-present
- Probate Records**: contact the Clerk of Judicial Records for 1800-present
- Land Records: contact the Clerk of Judicial Records 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:
Allentown Public Library
1210 Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18102
- Local history room resources searchable through online catalog
- Obituaries indexed 1895-1984
- Research by mail available, see website: www.allentownpl.org/genealogy
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