Founded in 1750, Cumberland County is one of the oldest counties in the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and maintains over 260 years of official
records. The Cumberland County Archives is dedicated to managing and
preserving records created by the County’s various governmental Offices
and Departments, and primarily houses non-active, permanent, pre-1930
records. However, a substantial number of other records, including some
historic documents as well as newer records, are maintained by the
various Offices and Departments themselves.