Carbon County, PA was formed from Northampton and Monroe Counties in 1843.
The following CD-ROM contains information from prior to the formation of Carbon County, and may be of interest…
Carbon County Genealogy - Quick Reference
Carbon County, Pennsylvania was established March 13, 1843 from Northampton and Monroe Counties.
Carbon County’s name alludes to the deposits of anthracite coal found in the county.
Jim Thorpe, PA (County seat was originally named Mauch Chunk, PA but was renamed in 1954 after the famous Indian athlete, Jim Thorpe.)
Carbon County Archive, 44 Susquehanna Street , Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
General Phone Number
Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphan's Court