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Pennsylvania Genealogy Express

A Part of
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Welcome to
State of Pennsylvania

Westmoreland County


 

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Here we go again...... expanding, expanding and more expanding
with a no muss, no fuss atmosphere!!

This State will not have a detailed index page until I have lots and lots of info.

Good Luck and Happy Hunting
~ Sharon Wick ~

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COURT HOUSE

2 N. Main St.
Courthouse Square
Greensburg, PA  15601-2405

     The county seat is Greensburg. Cut from Lancaster, Northumberland, and later Bedford Counties, Westmoreland County was founded on February 26, 1773 and was the first county in the colony of Pennsylvania in which its entire territorial boundary was located west of the Allegheny Mountains. Westmoreland County originally included the present-day counties of Fayette, Washington, Greene, and parts of Beaver, Allegheny, Indiana, and Armstrong counties. It is named for Westmorland, a historic county of England.

County Seat:  Greensburg
Date founded: Feb. 26, 1773
Square Miles: 1,036

ADJACENT COUNTIES:
1. Allegheny County
2. Butler County
3. Armstrong County
4. Indiana County
5. Cambria County
6. Somerset County
7. Fayette County
8. Washington County


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LIBRARIES:
Adams Memorial Library
1112 Ligonier St
Latrobe, PA 15650

Caldwell Memorial Library
982 N Chestnut Extension
Derry, PA 15627

Delmont Public Library
77 Greensburg St
Delmont, PA 15626

Greensburg-Hempfield Area Library
237 S Pennsylvania Ave
Greensburg, PA 15601

Jeannette Public Library
6th & Magee Sts
Jeannette, PA 15644

Ligonier Valley Library
120 W Main St
Ligonier, PA 15658

Lower Burrell Branch Library
3052 Wachter Ave
Lower Burrell, PA 15068

Manor Public Library
P O Box 625, 57 Race St
Manor, PA 15665

Monessen Public Library
326 Donner Ave
Monessen, PA 15062

Mount Pleasant Fr Public Library Assoc.
120 S Church St
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666

Murrysville Community Library
4130 Sardis Road
Murrysville, PA 15668
 

New Florence Community Library
248 Ligonier St & Seventh St
New Florence, PA 15944

Norwin Public Library Assoc
299 Third St
Irwin, PA 15642

Norwin Public Library Branch
100 Billott Ave
North Huntingdon, PA 15642

Penn Area Library
Municipal Court & Walnut St, P O Bo
Harrison City, PA 15636

Peoples Library
880 Barnes St
New Kensington, PA 15068

Scottdale Public Library
235 Pittsburgh St
Scottdale, PA 15683

Trafford Community Public Library
416 Brinton Ave
Trafford, PA 15085

Unity Branch
Shop N Save, Route 30 Plaza
Latrobe, PA 15650

Vandergrift Public Library Assoc
128C Washington St
Vandergrift, PA 15690

Youngwood Area Public Library
17 S Sixth St
Youngwood, PA 15697
 

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COMMUNITIES:
Cities:
* Arnold
* Greensburg
* Jeannette
* Latrobe
* Lower Burrell
* Monessen
* New Kensington 
Boroughs:
* Adamsburg
* Arona
* Avonmore
* Bolivar
* Delmont
* Derry
* Donegal
* East Vandergrift
* Export
* Hunker
* Hyde Park
* Irwin
* Laurel Mountain
* Legonier
* Madison
* Manor
* Mount Pleasant
* Murrysville
* New Alexandria
* New Florence
* New Stanton
* North Belle Vernon
* North Irwin
* Oklahoma
* Penn
* Scottdale
* Seward
* Smithton
* South Greensburg
* Southwest Greensburg
* Sutersville
* Trafford (ptly in Allegheny Co.)
* Vandergrift
* West Leechburg
* West Newton
* Youngstown
* Youngwood
Townships:
* Allegheny
* Bell
* Cook
* Derry
* Donegal
* East Huntington
* Fairfield
* Hempfield
* Ligonier
* Loyalhanna
* Mount Pleasant
* North Huntington
* Penn
* St. Clair
* Salem
* Sewickley
* South Huntington
* Unity
* Upper Burrell
* Washington
Census designated places:
* Bradenville
* Calumet
* Collinsburg
* Crabtree
* Fellsburg
* Grapeville
* Harrison City
* Herminie
* Hostetter
* Lawson Heights
* Level Green
* Loyalhanna
* Lynnwood Pricedale
* Mammoth
* Millwood
* Norvelt
* St. Vincent College
* Slickville
* Webster
* Wyano
* Yukon
Unincorporated communities:
* Acme
* Alverton
* Ardara
* Armbrust
* Baggaley
* Bessemer
* Blackstone
* Boquet
* Bovard
* Brenizer
* Carbon
* Claridge
* Forbes Road
* Greenwald
* Hannastown
* Hopewell
* Hutchinson
* Jacobs Creek
* Jones Mills
* Kecksburg
* Larimer
*Laughlintown
* Lloydsville
* Lowber
* Luxor
* Marguerite
* Morewood
* Moween
* New Derry
* Pandora
* Peanut
* Pleasant Unity
* Reagantown
* Rector
* Reduction
* Ruffs Dale
* Salina
* Scab Hill
* Seger
* Southwest
* Stahlstown
* Standard Shaft
* Tarrs
* Torrance
* Trauger
* Turkeytown
* United
* Wendel
* Westmoreland City
* Whitney


NOTE: Records from 1842 - 1851 had been donated, by me, to another website, however they will never be finished.  I have decided to put them here in full as I get the time to transcribe them. ~ Please be patient ~ SW

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