Philadelphia County Genealogy - Quick Reference
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania was established November 1862. Philadelphia County was one of the three original counties of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia was named for the Philadelphia in Asia Minor, named by William Penn meaning "brotherly love."
The Philadelphia City Archives, 3101 Market Street, First Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104
General Phone Number
Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphan's Court
215-685-9401 & 215-686-6263
Philadelphia County Population