Place:Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

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Westmoreland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 365,169. The county seat is Greensburg.

Westmoreland County was founded on February 26, 1773 and was the first county in the colony of Pennsylvania 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 included in the Pittsburgh Metro Area, while north-eastern Westmoreland County borders the Johnstown Metro Area. A major coal strike occurred in the county in the winter of 1910–11.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1773 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1773 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1773 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1810 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1790 16,018
1800 22,726
1810 26,392
1820 30,540
1830 38,400
1840 42,699
1850 51,726
1860 53,736
1870 58,719
1880 78,036
1890 112,819
1900 160,175
1910 231,304
1920 273,568
1930 294,995
1940 303,411
1950 313,179
1960 352,629
1970 376,935
1980 392,294
1990 370,321

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External links

  • Outstanding guide to Westmoreland County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.
  • www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/


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