The Johnstown Area Genealogical and Historical Society was founded in 1980. Originally named the Windber-Johnstown Area Genealogical Society the mission of the organization is to provide access to materials on the history of the region and to enable members to research their family backgrounds and trace their roots.
The Society maintains a collection of materials that are available in the Library at the Pennsylvania Highlands Community College's Richland location. Materials include family histories, U.S. Census records for Cambria and some surrounding counties, The Johnstown Democrat on microfilm from 1853 to 1935 and online genealogical databases.
This site contains information on the Society, how to become a member, and how to ask for assistance when researching Cambria County area family names.