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Clarion County

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Clarion County was created on March 11, 1839 and named after the Clarion River. The county was part of Armstrong County and Venango County. The county seat is also named Clarion and was incorporated as a borough on April 6, 1841. \

Looking to further your research in Clarion County? Try these book titles below.
A Proud people, a proud heritage: the History of Clarion County's Knox Township Area, Lucinda, Snydersburg, Huefner and St. Joseph Parish Ralph's True Stories: Entertaining Chronicles of Life in Clarion County, Pennsylvania If you are researching this county prior to March 11, 1839,
try these counties from
which Clarion was formed: Armstrong County and
Venango County


From a history by A. J. Davis, published in 1887.
Click here for a more detailed
history of Clarion County

Other Useful Clarion County Links

  • Madison Township History

  • Maps of Clarion County (1877)

  • Marriage Records, Clarion Co.

  • Mill Creek Township History

  • Monroe Township History

  • Municipalities Incorporation Dates

  • New Bethlehem Borough History

  • Obituaries, Clarion Co. (1890-1902)

  • Oil Creek Library District

  • Old Photos

  • Paint Township History

  • Perry Township History

  • Piney Township History

  • Porter Township History

  • Redbank Township History

  • Richland Township History

  • Rimersburg Borough History

  • Saint Petersburg Borough History

  • Salem Township History

  • Shippenville Borough History

  • Sligo Borough History

  • Strattanville Borough History

  • Toby Township History

  • Washington Township History

  • Wikipedia view of Clarion County