Lancaster County PAGenWeb

Lancaster County was part of Chester County, Pennsylvania until May 10, 1729. It was named after the city of Lancaster in the county of Lancashire in England. Six other counties were subsequently formed, in all or in part, from Lancaster County including Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lebanon, Northumberland, and York.

Welcome to the Lancaster County, PAGenWeb Page.
The Archives section includes a wealth of information, comprised, but not limited to Wills and Estate Records, Land Records, Military Records, Obituaries, and Church Registers. Under Resources, you'll find information to aid in your search including free access to Pennsylvania for Pennsyvania residents, free US Federal Census access and a variety of other research databases. Contributions include various links, articles and documents related to Lancaster County history and research.
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