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Clearfield County PA - Directory Collection (1885-1957)

Clearfield County PA - Directory Collection (1885-1957)

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This is a collection of various historical and genealogical reference works on Pennsylvania. These references cover 1000's of individuals, and are an excellent way to start or continue research focused on PA.

This material was scanned from original publications and will be provided as text searchable PDFs (unless noted in description). These files can be read using many PDF reader programs (Windows / Mac / Linux), however Adobe Reader or Acrobat are recommended.

Boyd's Williamsport City Directory 1885-1886 Including
Dubois and Lock Haven (W. Harry Boyd, 1885, 443 pages)
This is a resident and business directory of the city of Williamsport (Lycoming County), DuBois (Clearfield County) and Lock Haven (Clinton County), PA for the years 1885-1886, and also a business directory for a number of towns in Lycoming and surrounding counties. The city directory information includes the resident's or business' name, occupation and address. Following the main directories there are business directories for the following towns:

Cameron County: Driftwood, Emporium, Sinnamahoning; Centre County: Bellefonte; Clinton County: Beech Creek, Hyner, Renovo, Westport; Jefferson County: Reynoldsville; Lycoming County: Collomsville, English Centre, Hughesville, Jersey Shore, Larry's Creek, Linden, Montgomery Station, Montoursville, Muncy, Nisbet, Roaring Branch, Trout Run, White Pine, Wolf Run; Northumberland County: Watsontown

List of Subscribers - The Central District Printing Telegraph Co., July 1894
(The Central District and Printing Telegraph Company, 1894, 186 pages)
This is an early telephone directory of Pittsburg and western Pennsylvania / eastern Ohio / northern West Virginia for the year 1894. This was a period of early adoption of this new service, so only a select few became subscribers - usually those who were wealthy or businesses. The information presented includes the name of the subscriber (person or business), their trade, street address and telephone number. Pittsburgh is the main section of the directory and includes the near by areas of: Allegheny, Bellefield, Braddock, Carnegie, East End, Hazelwood, Kensington, Manchester, Mansfield, Monongahela City, McKeesport, Oakmont, Sewickley, Sharpsburg, South Side, West End, Wilkinsburg.

Other Pennsylvania Towns included:
Beaver Falls, Brookville, Butler, Connellsville, Du Bois, Ellwood City, Fairchance, Franklin, Greensburg, Greenville, Indiana, Irwin, Johnstown, Latrobe, Meadville, Mt. Pleasant, New Brighton, New Castle, Oil City, Punxsutawney, Reynoldsville, Rochester, Scottdale, Sharon, Sharpville, Titusville, Uniontown, Washington, Waynesburg

Ohio Towns included:
Bellaire, Bridgeport, East Liverpool, Martin's Ferry, New Lisbon, Niles, Steubenville, Toronto, Warren, Wellsville

West Virginia Towns included:
Altenheim, Moundsville, New Cumberland, Wellsburg, Wheeling

Official Directory of the Central District & Printing Telegraph Co. May 1898
(Central District & Printing Telegraph Co., 1898, 410 pages)
This is an early telephone directory of Pittsburg and western Pennsylvania / eastern Ohio / northern West Virginia for the year 1898. This was a period of early adoption of this new service, so only a select few became subscribers - usually those who were wealthy or businesses. The information presented includes the name of the subscriber (person or business), their trade, street address and telephone number.

Pennsylvania Towns included:
Apollo, Barnesboro, Barnesville, Beaver, Beaver Falls, Blairsville, Braddock, Brockwayville, Brookville, Brownsville, Butler, California, Callery, Cambridge Springs, Canonsburg, Carnegie, Charleroi, Chicora, Clarion, Claysville, Connellsville, Crafton, Dawson, Du Bois, Dunbar, Ebensburg, Elizabeth, Ellwood City, Emlenton, Evans City, Fairchance, Falls Creek, Finleyville, Foxburg, Franklin, Freeport, Greensburg, Greenville, Grove City, Harmony, Hastings, Homestead, Indiana, Irwin, Jeannette, Johnstown, Kittanning, Latrobe, Leechburg, Mahoningtown, Manor, Meadville, Mercer, Monaca, Monongahela, Mt. Pleasant, McDonald, McKeesport, New Brighton, New Castle, New Kensington, Oakmont, Oil City, Patton, Petersville, Punxsutawney, Reynoldsville, Rochester, Scottdale, Sewickley, Sharon, Sharpsburg, Sharpville, South Fork, Tarenturm, Tionesta, Titusville, Turtle Creek, Uniontown, Washington, Waynesburg, West Newton, Wilkinsburg, Zelienople

Ohio Towns included:
Bellaire, Bridgeport, Cadiz, Cambridge, Canal Dover, Columbiana, East Liverpool, East Palestine, Girard, Leetonia, Lisbon, Martin's Ferry, New Comerstown, New Philadelphia, Niles, St. Clairsville, Salem, Salineville, Steubenville, Toronto, Uhrichsville, Warren, Wellsville

West Virginia Towns included:
Altenheim, Benwood, Clarksburg, Elm Grove, Fairmont, Grafton, Mannington, Morgantown, Moundsville, New Cumberland, Parkersburg, Sisterville, Wellsburg, Wheeling

Anderson's 1911-12 Directory and Reference Guide of Philipsburg, Osceloa Mills,
South Philipsburg and Chester Hill, Pa. (H. R. Anderson, 1911, 254 pages)
This publication is a resident and business directory of Philipsburg, South Philipsburg, Osceola Mills, Chester Hill and surrounding rural routes in Centre and Clearfield Counties, PA. The directory listings include the resident's name, mate's name, occupation and street address. Following the regular directory information, there is also a classified business directory for the same areas. As is typical with directories of this era, there are also many ads for the local businesses and industries. While the rest of the directory is present, there is a small section of the Philipsburg directory that is missing. The Philipsburg names absent are from the beginning of the "A" section to the name "Bergerson".

Altoona, Clearfield, Huntingdon, Lewistown, Mehaffey, Ridgway, Philipsburg
and Nearby Places Telephone Directory - June 1912 (Bell Telephone Co. of PA, 1912, 92 pages)
This is a telephone directory covering parts of Blair, Centre, Clearfield, Elk, Huntingdon, Juniata, and Mifflin Counties, Pennsylvania for the year 1912. The directory lists 1,000's of residents and businesses, and provides the resident's name, street address and telephone number arranged alphabetically by town.

Towns Included:
Academia, Aitch, Akers Mill, Alexandria, Alfarata, Allensville, Allegheny Furnace, Allen Mills, Altoona, Ansonville, Arcadia, Arch Springs, Ardenheim, Ashville, Atkinson Mills, Aughwich, Baileyville, Bald Eagle Valley, Barbee, Barville, Bear Run, Belleville, Bells Landing, Bellwood, Beryl, Birmingham, Black Log, Blain City, Blair Four, Blairs Mills, Blueball, Blue Knob, Boardman, Bridgeport, Brisbin, Broad Top City, Brookside, Buck Horn, Burnham, Burnside, Byrnedale, Calvin, Canoe Creek, Cardiff, Cassville, Capfish, Centre, Centre Line, Centre Union, Centreville, Cherrytown, Chester Hill, Chestnut Grove, Chest Springs, Claysburg, Clearfield, Clover Creek, Coalmont, Coalport, Colpax, Collinsville, Cooks, Cora, Cornsprobsts Mills, Cottage, Coupon, Cove, Cove Forge, Cross Roads, Cuba Mills, Curry Run, Curwensville, Cypher, Dean, Delaney, Donation, Dougherty Mines, Dudley, Duncansville, Dungarven, Dysart, East Altoona, East Broad Top, East Freedom, East Juniata, East Salem, Eldorado, Elstie, Entriken, Everett, Fair City, Fairview, Fallen Timber, Faunce, Ferguson Valley, Findleyville, Flinton, Franklin Forge, Franklinville, Frankstown, Frankstown Mills, Frugality, Fuller Run, Fouss' Mills, Ganister Post Office, Gatesburg, Gaysport, Gazzam, Geeseytown, Gibboney's Mills, Ginter, Glen Campbell, Glen Hazel, Glen Richey, Glen White, Grafton, Grampian, Grandview, Granville, Grass Flat, Graysville, Grazierville, Greenwood, Greenwood Furnace, Guinn, Hares Valley, Hartslog Valley, Hawk Run, Hawns Bridge, Highland Fling, Hill Valley, Hollidaysburg, Homer's Gap, Honey Creek, Honey Grove, Hopewell, Houtzdale, Hummel, Huntingdon, Huntingdon Furnace, Hydes, Instanter, Irvona, Jacobs, James Creek, Johnsonburg, Juniata, Juniata Gap, Kermoor, Kersey, Kishacoquillas, Kittanning Point, Kladder Station, Knightsville, Krebs Siding, Kylertown, La Jose, Lake Altoona, Lakemont, Lakemont Terrace, Langdondale, Latta Grove, Leamersville, Leland, Lewistown, Lewistown Junction, Llyswen, Locust Run, Lodema, Logan Springs, Longfellow, Maddensville, Madeline, Madera, Mahaffey, Manor Hill, Maple Grove, Mapleton, Marklesburg, Martinsburg, Mattawanna, McAlevy's Fort, McConnellstown, McConnellstown Station, McCoysville, McCullochs Mills, McGarvey's Station, McGees Mils, McKee, McVeytown, Menno, Mexico, Mifflin, Mifflintown, Mill Creek, Milroy, Minersville, Mitchells, Mooresville, Moran, Morgan Run, Morrisdale, Morrisdale Mines, Mt. Dallas, Mt. Etna, Mt. Pleasant, Mt. Union, Munson, Naginey, Nealmont, Nealton, Neff's Mills, Newburg, New Millport, Newry, Newton Hamilton, New Washington, Nook Norris, North Point, Northwood, Oakview, Olanta, Orbisonia, Ore Hill, Osceola Mills, Oshanter, Paradise Furnace, Pemberton, Pennsylvania Furnace, Petersburg, Philipsburg, Pine Croft, Pogue, Point View, Port Matilda, Port Royal, Porters Mills, Porters Township, Ramey, Raystown Dam, Reeds Gap, Reese, Reedsville, Reighard Manor, Retort, Riddlesburg, Ridgway, Riverview, Roaring Springs, Robertsdale, Rock Hill Furnace, Rolfe, Rural Home, Russellvile, Ryde, Saltilo, Sandy Ridge, Sandy Run Junction, Sarah P.O., Saulsburg, Saxton, Selea, Seven Stars, Shawsville, Shirleysburg, Shroder, Siglerville, Sington, Sinking Valley, Six-Mile Run, Smiths Valley, Smoke Run, South Altoona, South Lakemont, South Philipsburg, Springfield Branch, Spring Meadows, Spring Rocks, Spruce Creek, Spruce Mill, St. Augustine, St. Marys, Steiners, Stippler Station, Stormstown, Stover Station, Straight, Stronach, Stulls Mill, Sugar Grove, Sun Brook, Sunset Park, Sylvan Hills, Thompsontown, Three Springs, Tipton, Todd, Trough Creek, Trough Creek Church, Tyrone, Tyrone Forges, Union Church, Union Furnace, Van Dyke, Van Ormer, Verne, Vineyard, Wallaceton, Walnut, Warm Springs, Warrior's Mark, Warrior Ridge, Water Street, Wertz Station, West Decatur, Westley Chapel, West Moshannon, Westover, White Bridge, Wilcox, Wildwood, Williamsburg, Williams Grove, Willow Brook, Winburne, Woodland, Yeagertown

Polk's Du Bois and Falls Creek Directory - 1921
(R. L. Polk & Co., 1921, 472 pages)
This is a resident and business directory of Du Bois (Dubois) and Falls Creek, Clearfield County, PA for the year 1921. It begins with a numeric street directory, listing all addresses (business and residential) numerically by street. Following this is the alphabetical providing directory information arranged alphabetically by resident or business name. It includes the name of the primary resident or business, name of the primary resident's mate (if any), their occupation and street address. After this there is a listing of the rural routes in the outlying regions of Dubois. Falls Creek is covered the same way after the Dubois sections, with the exception of the numeric street directory. After the Dubois and Falls Creek sections, there is a separate classified business directory of both areas.

Polk's Clearfield City Directory 1926 (R. L. Polk & Co., 1926, 394 pages)
This is a resident and business directory of Clearfield, Clearfield County, PA for the year 1926. The publication starts with the residential directory, listing 1,000's of residents and businesses from the area, providing the resident's (or business) name, mate's name, occupation, and street address. Following this is a numerical street directory listing residents and businesses by street number. After this, there is a classified business directory for the area, listing businesses by trade, and lastly, a directory of the rural routes surrounding Clearfield, listing the resident's name and address.

Clearfield - Philipsburg and Nearby Points Telephone Directory
October 1943 (Bell Telephone Co. of PA, 1943, 92 pages)
This is a telephone directory covering parts of Centre and Clearfield Counties, Pennsylvania, for the year 1943. The directory lists 1,000's of residents and businesses, and provides the resident's name, street address and telephone number arranged alphabetically by town. This directory also includes the "Yellow Pages" section for businesses of the same area.

Towns Included:
Allport, Ansonville, Ashland, Bald Hill, Barrett, Becaria, Berwindale, Beulah, Bigler, Bishtown, Blain City, Bloomington, Blue Ball, Boardman, Brisbin, Carnwath, Clearfield, Coalport, Coudley, Croft, Curwensville, Drifting, Faunce, Frenchville, Ginter, Glen Richey, Gorton, Goshen, Grampian, Grassflat, Hawk Run, Hepburnia, Houtzdale, Hyde, Irvona, Janesville, Karthaus, Keewaydin, Kelleytown, Kerrmoor, Kylertown, Lanse, Lecontes Mills, Leland, Lumber City, Madera, McCartney, Mineral Springs, Morann, Morgan Run, Morrisdale, Mosquito Creek, Munson, New Garden, New Millport, Oak Hill, Olanta, Osceola Mills, Oshanter, Philipsburg, Pottersdale, Powelton, Ramey, Retort, Rosebud, Sandy Ridge, Shawville, Smithmill, Smokerun, Surveyor, Utahville, Wallaceton, West Decatur, Winburne, Woodland

Clearfield and Nearby Points Telephone Directory - October 1948
(Bell Telephone Co. of PA, 1948, 180 pages)
This is a telephone directory of covering parts of Centre and Clearfield Counties, Pennsylvania for the year 1948. The directory lists 1,000's of residents and businesses, and provides the resident's name, street address and telephone number arranged alphabetically by town. This directory also includes the "yellow pages" section covering the businesses of the same area.

Towns Included:
Allport, Ansonville, Ashland, Bald Hill, Barrett, Beccaria, Berwindale, Beulah, Bigler, Bishtown, Black Moshannon, Blain City, Bloomington, Blue Ball, Boardman, Brisbin, Carnwath, Chesterfield, Clearfield, Coalport, Croft, Curwensville, Drifting, Faunce, Frenchville, Ginter, Glen Hope, Glen Richey, Goshen, Grampian, Grassflat, Hawk Run, Hepburnia, Houtzdale, Hyde, Irvona, Janesville, Karthaus, Keewaydin, Kelleytown, Kylertown, Lanse, Lecontes Mills, Leland, Lumber City, Madera, McCartney, Mineral Springs, Morann, Morgan Run, Morrisdale, Munson, New Millport, Olanta, Osceola Mills, Oschanter, Philipsburg, Powelton, Ramey, Retort, Rosebud, Sandy Ridge, Shawville, Smokerun, Surveyor, Utahville, Wallaceton, West Decatur, Winburne, Woodland

Ebensburg and Nearby Communities Telephone Directory
February 1955 (Bell Telephone Company of PA, 1955, 166 pages)
This is a telephone directory covering parts of Cambria, Clearfield and Indiana Counties, Pennsylvania for the year 1955. The directory information lists the resident's name, street address and telephone number arranged alphabetically by town. This directory also includes the "yellow pages" section covering the businesses of the same area.

Towns Covered:
Allport, Alverda, Amsbry, Arcadia, Ashville, Bakerton, Barnesboro, Bells Landing, Belsano, Bens Creek, Bower, Bradley Junction, Brownstown, Burnside, Byrnesville, Camerons Bottom, Cardiff, Carrolltown, Cassandra, Cherry Tree, Chest Springs, Colver, Cresson, Curry Run, Cymbria, Dysart, Ebensburg, Eckenrode Mill, Elmora, Emeigh, Expedit, Five Points, Gallitzin, Garmans Mills, Carmantown, Gettysburg, Gipsy, Glen Campbell, Greenwick, Hastings, Heilwood, Hillsdale, Hoguetown, Hortons, Jamestown, Kettle Hill, Kinport, La Jose, Lantzy Mills, Lilly, Lochvale, Loretto, Mahaffey, Marsteller, Martindale, Martintown, McGees Mills, Mentcle, Moss Creek, Mundys Corner, Munster, Nanty-Glo, Nettleton, New Washington, Newtonburg, Nicktown, North Barnesboro, North Loretto, Ostend, Patchinville, Patton, Pindleton, Portage, Puritan, Revloc, St. Augustine, St. Benedict, St. Bonifacius, St. Lawrence, Sankertown, Saxman, Seldersville, Sides, Smithport, Sonman, Spangler, Stifflertown, Stopville, Strongstown, Summit, Timmerman Hill, Tipperary, Tunnel Hill, Tunnel Siding, Twin Rocks, Uniontown, Watkins, West Branch, Westover, White Mill, Winterset

Punxsutawney - Mehaffey and Nearby Communities Telephone Directory
October 1957 (Bell Telephone Company of PA, 1957, 120 pages)
This is a telephone directory covering parts of Armstrong, Clearfield, Jefferson and Indiana Counties, Pennsylvania for the year 1957. The directory lists 1,000's of residents and businesses, and provides the resident's name, street address and telephone number arranged alphabetically by town. This directory also includes the "Yellow Pages" section for businesses of the same area.

Towns Included:
Adrian, Albion, Anita, Arcadia, Bells Landing, Bells Mills, Beyer, Big Run, Bower, Burnside, Cloe, Cortez, Covode, Cramer, Crawfordtown, Curry Run, Dayton, DeLancey, Dora, Eddyville, Five Points, Florenza, Fordham, Frostburg, Georgeville, Gettysburg, Gipsy, Glen Campbell, Goodville, Grange, Hamilton, Harmony, Hortons, Juneau, LaJose, Lindsey, Lochvale, Locust Lane, Loop, Mahaffey, Marchand, McGees Mills, McGregor, McWilliams, Milton, Newtonburg, New Washington, Northpoint, Oliveburg, Ostend, Panic, Patchinville, Plumville, Punxsutawney, Rochester Mills, Rossiter, Rossmoyne, Smicksburg, Smithport, Snydersville, Sportsburg, Timblin, Trade City, Valier, Walston, Winslow