Petersburg Borough, Alaska Genealogy

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Guide to Petersburg Borough, Alaska Genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Petersburg Census Area, Alaska
Map of Alaska highlighting Petersburg Census Area
Location in the state of Alaska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alaska
Location of Alaska in the U.S.
Founded January 3, 2013
County Seat No borough seat

Description[edit | edit source]

The Borough was formed from the Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area. It was created January 3, 2013. The Borough has Petersburg as its borough seat. The Borough is located in the southeastern part of the state.[1]

Historical Facts[edit | edit source]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this borough.

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Boroughs[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit Hometown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this borough:[2]

Census-designated places

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemetery[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Petersburg, Alaska online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
TombstoneTranscriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the Borough
See Alaska Cemeteries for more information

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

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Local Centers and Affiliate Libraries

List of Churches and Church Parishes

Maps[edit | edit source]

Juneau BoroughHoonah-Angoon Census AreaPrince of Wales-Hyder Census AreaWrangell BoroughAK PETERSBURG BOROUGH.PNG
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Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Petersburg Borough," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,,_Alaska 05/26/2017.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Petersburg Borough, Alaska," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,,_Alaska, accessed 25 February 2019.