Wooden church in Hervartov
|• Total||9.87 km2 (3.81 sq mi)|
|Elevation||450 m (1,480 ft)|
|• Density||51/km2 (130/sq mi)|
In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1406. The wooden church in the village was built around 1500 and is a Roman Catholic wooden church. It has beautiful frescoes inside and due to its cultural and historical value it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008.
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Presov, Slovakia"
- Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1749-1897 (parish B)
- Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1819-1938 (parish B)
- "Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area". UNESCO. 2008. Retrieved 2015-09-14.
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