Schuylkill County, PA was formed from Berks and Northampton Counties in 1811.
The following CD-ROM contains information from prior to the formation of Schuylkill County, and may be of interest…
Schuylkill County Genealogy - Quick Reference
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania was established March 1, 1811 (Parts of Columbia and Luzerne Counties were added on March 3, 1818.) from Berks and Northampton Counties.
Schuylkill County was named for the Schuylkill River, Schuylkill is Dutch for "hidden stream."
Pottsville, PA (Orwigsburg, PA was the county seat from 1811 to 1851)
401 North Second Street, Pottsville, PA 17901-1756
General Phone Number
Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphan's Court
Schuylkill County Population