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Encyclopedia > Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Map
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Armstrong County
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Map of the USA highlighting Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded March 12, 1800
Seat Kittanning
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,721 km² (664 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
27 km² (11 mi²), 1.58%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

72,392
43/km² 
Website: www.co.armstrong.pa.us
Crooked Creek near Ford City in Armstrong County
Crooked Creek near Ford City in Armstrong County

Armstrong County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the population was 72,392. 2006 Census figures had the county's population at 70,096, which represents a 3% drop since 2000.[citation needed] It is located northeast of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Armstrong County was added to the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area in 2003. Image File history File links Map_of_Pennsylvania_highlighting_Armstrong_County. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_PA.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Pennsylvania ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year (72nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... // ON MAY 5 1853 MR.FADER HAD SEX WITH A MAN NAME MR WIEN THEN THEY HAD SON NAMEDMRS COTURE AND MR MANOOGIAN WENT INTO MRS HASKELLS OFFICE NAKED AND DANCED AROUND AND MASTERBATED ON HER CHEST AND SHE LICKED IT OFF THEN THEY HAD ORAL SEEX WITH NAPLOEAN OF... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... A view of Kittanning. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 534 pixelsFull resolution (1500 × 1001 pixel, file size: 774 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Armstrong County, Pennsylvania ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 534 pixelsFull resolution (1500 × 1001 pixel, file size: 774 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Armstrong County, Pennsylvania ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Nickname: Motto: Benigno Numine (With the Benevolent Deity) Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States Commonwealth Pennsylvania County Allegheny Founded November 25, 1758 Incorporated April 22, 1794 (borough)   March 18, 1816 (city) Government  - Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area  - City 151. ... Pittsburgh skyline The Allegheny County Courthouse Allegheny County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... The Pittsburgh Metro Area is the U.S. Census defined seven county region surrounding the city of Pittsburgh in southwestern Pennsylvania, United States of America. ...


The county seat is Kittanning. The county was organized on March 12, 1800 from parts of Allegheny, Westmoreland and Lycoming Counties. It was named in honor of John Armstrong, who had represented Pennsylvania in the Continental Congress. A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... A view of Kittanning. ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year (72nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... // ON MAY 5 1853 MR.FADER HAD SEX WITH A MAN NAME MR WIEN THEN THEY HAD SON NAMEDMRS COTURE AND MR MANOOGIAN WENT INTO MRS HASKELLS OFFICE NAKED AND DANCED AROUND AND MASTERBATED ON HER CHEST AND SHE LICKED IT OFF THEN THEY HAD ORAL SEEX WITH NAPLOEAN OF... Pittsburgh skyline The Allegheny County Courthouse Allegheny County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Westmoreland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Lycoming County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... John Armstrong (1717-1795) was an American civil engineer and soldier who served as a major general in the Revolutionary War. ... POOP HS;JHGF;JADHGJHASGHASJHGJSAHGJWJITHADHSGJHDASJLGFNKRA The Continental Congress was the first national government of the United States. ...

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,721 km² (664 mi²). 1,694 km² (654 mi²) of it is land and 27 km² (11 mi²) of it (1.58%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent Counties

Clarion County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Indiana County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Westmoreland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Pittsburgh skyline The Allegheny County Courthouse Allegheny County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Butler County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ...

Tourism and Local Attractions

Armstrong County Tourist Bureau


Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 72,392 people, 29,005 households, and 20,535 families residing in the county. The population density was 43/km² (111/mi²). There were 32,387 housing units at an average density of 19/km² (50/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.32% White, 0.82% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 0.50% from two or more races. 0.43% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 29,005 households out of which 29.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.90% were married couples living together, 9.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.20% were non-families. 25.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.95. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 22.90% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 18.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.10 males.


History

The County was named after Brigadier-General John Armstrong. John Armstrong (1717-1795) was an American civil engineer and soldier who served as a major general in the Revolutionary War. ...


Politics

County Government

County Commissioners:
Patricia L. Kirkpatrick, Chairman (Republican)
James V. Scahill (Republican)
Richard L. Fink (Democrat)


District Attorney:
Scott J. Andreassi (Democrat)

Scott J. Andreassi serves as District Attorney of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ...


Sheriff:
Larry Crawford (Democrat)


Controller:
Myra Tammy Miller (Republican)


Treasurer:
Sonie Mervis (Republican)


Register of Wills & Recorder of Deeds:
Beverly Claypool Casella (Republican)


Prothonotary & Clerk of Courts:
Brenda C. George (Republican)


Jury Commissioners:
Karen Shreckengost (Republican)
Patricia Graff Fiorina (Democrat)


Pennsylvania State Senate

  • Jim Ferlo, Democrat, Pennsylvania's 38th Senatorial District
  • Donald White, Republican, Pennsylvania's 41st Senatorial District

Jim Ferlo will complete his first term in the State Senate at the end of 2006. ...

Pennsylvania House Of Representatives

John E. Pallone is a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives. ... Pennsylvanias 54th Legislative District encompasses Westmoreland County and Armstrong County and includes the following areas: Westmoreland County Allegheny Township, Pennsyvlvania Arnold, Pennsylvania Export, Pennsylvania Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania Half of Murrysville, Pennsylvania New Kensington, Pennsylvania Half of Penn Township Armstrong County Bethel Township, Pennsylvania Cadogan Township, Pennsylvania Gilpin Township, Pennsylvania... Rep. ... Pennsylvanias 60th Legislative District encompasses Armstrong County and Indiana County includes the following areas: Armstrong County Apollo, Pennsylvania Applewold, Pennsylvania Burrell Township, Pennsylvania East Franklin Township, Pennsylvania Ford City, Pennsylvania Ford Cliff, Pennsylvania Kiskiminetas Township, Pennsylvania Kittanning, Pennsylvania Kittanning Township, Pennsylvania Manor Township, Pennsylvania Manorville, Pennsylvania North Apollo, Pennsylvania... Pennsylvanias 63rdth Legislative District encompasses all of Clarion County and parts ofArmstrong County and includes the following areas: Clarion County Ashland Township, Pennsylvania Beaver Township, Pennsylvania Brady Township, Pennsylvania Callensburg, Pennsylvania Clarion, Pennsylvania Clarion Township, Pennsylvania East Brady, Pennsylvania Elk Township, Pennsylvania Emlenton, Pennsylvania Farmington Township, Pennsylvania Foxburg, Pennsylvania... Samantha Smith (born November 27, 1971) was an English tennis player who now commentates on the game, predominantly for the BBC. Sam was born in Loughton, Essex and attended the University of Exeter where she achieved a degree in history. ...

United States House of Representatives

Phillip Sheridan English (born June 20, 1956) is a Congressman from the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, since 1995 representing the states 3rd Congressional district (map) in the U.S. House. ... Pennsylvanias third district is located in the northwestern part of the state and includes the cities of Erie, Sharon, Butler and Meadville. ... John Patrick “Jack” Murtha, Jr. ... Pennsylvanias 12th congressional district is one of Pennsylvanias districts of the United States House of Representatives. ...

Municipalities

Map of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).
Map of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).

Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns. The following cities, boroughs and townships are located in Armstrong County: Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (407x661, 52 KB) Map of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States with township and municipal boundaries is taken from US Census website [1] and modified by User:Ruhrfisch in April 2006. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (407x661, 52 KB) Map of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States with township and municipal boundaries is taken from US Census website [1] and modified by User:Ruhrfisch in April 2006. ... List of cities in Pennsylvania, arranged in alphabetical order. ... List of towns and boroughs in Pennsylvania, arranged in alphabetical order. ... List of towns and boroughs in Pennsylvania, arranged in alphabetical order. ...


Cities

Parker is a city located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ...

Boroughs

Apollo is a borough located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Applewold is a borough located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Atwood is a borough located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Dayton is a borough located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Elderton is a borough located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Ford City is a borough located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Ford Cliff is a borough located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Freeport is a borough in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... A view of Kittanning. ... View along Market Street in Leechburg, PA during the summer, taken at 3:45 PM on June 29, 2004 Leechburg is a borough located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, 35 miles (56 km) northeast of Pittsburgh. ... Manorville is a borough located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... North Apollo is a borough located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Rural Valley is a borough located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... South Bethlehem is a borough located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... West Kittanning is a borough located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Worthington is a borough located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ...

Townships

Bethel Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Boggs Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Bradys Bend Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Burrell Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Cadogan Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Cowanshannock Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... East Franklin Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Entrace to Gilpin Township as seen on Route 66, from Leechburg, PA Gilpin Township is a township in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Hovey Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Kiskiminetas Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Kittanning Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Madison Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Mahoning Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Manor Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... North Buffalo Township is a township in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Parks Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Perry Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Pine Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Plumcreek Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Rayburn Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Redbank Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... South Bend Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... South Buffalo Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Sugarcreek Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Valley Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 681. ... Washington Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Wayne Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 1,117. ... West Franklin Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ...

Census-designated places

Census-designated places are geographical areas designated by the U.S. Census Bureau for the purposes of compiling demographic data. They are not actual jurisdictions under Pennsylvania law. Other unincorporated communities, such as villages, may be listed here as well. A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ...

Map of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania Public School Districts
Map of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania Public School Districts

Lenape Heights is a census-designated place located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... North Vandergrift-Pleasant View is a census-designated place located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Orchard Hills is a census-designated place located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... West Hills is a census-designated place located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Armstrong_County_Pennsylvania_School_Districts. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Armstrong_County_Pennsylvania_School_Districts. ...

Education

Colleges and universities

Indiana University of Pennsylvania (or IUP) is a public university located in the borough of Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA, sixty miles northeast of Pittsburgh. ...

Public School Districts


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Armstrong County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (346 words)
Armstrong County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Armstrong County was added to the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area in 2003.
In the county, the population is spread out with 22.90% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 18.00% who are 65 years of age or older.
Armstrong County Kittanning, Pennsylvania (Counties) (167 words)
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 73,001, a decrease of 477 over the 1990 census.
Kittanning is located in Armstrong County, of which it is the county seat, northeast of Pittsburgh...
Armstrong County Memorial Hospital School of Radiology is a non-profit private institution,...
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