FACTOID # 14: North Carolina has a larger Native American population than North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana combined.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Centre County, Pennsylvania
Centre County, Pennsylvania
Seal of Centre County, Pennsylvania
Map
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Centre County
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Statistics
Formed February 13, 1800
Seat Bellefonte
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,880 km² (1,112 mi²)
2,868 km² (1,108 mi²)
11 km² (4 mi²), 0.39%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

135,758
47/km² 
Website: county.centreconnect.org

Centre County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It is part of the State College, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2000, the population was 135,758. Image File history File links Centre_County_pa_seal. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Pennsylvania_highlighting_Centre_County. ... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1800 (MDCCC) was an exceptional common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Bellefonte is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... 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. ... 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 State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 160 miles (255 km)  - Length 280 miles (455 km)  - % water 2. ... State College redirects here. ... In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas, which are organized around county boundaries. ...


Centre County was created on February 13, 1800 from parts of Huntingdon, Lycoming, Mifflin and Northumberland counties and named for its central location in the state. Its county seat is Bellefonte6. February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1800 (MDCCC) was an exceptional common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. ... Huntingdon County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Lycoming County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Mifflin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Northumberland County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Bellefonte is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... 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. ...

Contents

Law And Government

Pennsylvania State Senate

  • John N. Wozniak, Democrat, Pennsylvania's 35th Senate District
  • Jake Corman, Republican, Pennsylvania's 34th Senate District

The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... For other uses, see Republican Party (disambiguation) or GOP (disambiguation). ...

Pennsylvania House of Representatives

  • Michael K. Hanna Sr., Democrat, Pennsylvania's 76th Legislative District
  • Scott Conklin, Democrat, Pennsylvania's 77th Legislative District
  • Gregory S. Weiss, Democrat, Pennsylvania's 171st Legislative District

The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ...

United States House of Representatives

John E. Peterson (b. ... For other uses, see Republican Party (disambiguation) or GOP (disambiguation). ...

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,880 km² (1,112 mi²). 2,868 km² (1,108 mi²) of it is land and 11 km² (4 mi²) of it (0.39%) 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

Clinton County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Mifflin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Huntingdon County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Blair County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Clearfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Cambria County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...

Significant Topographic Features

A wave window over the Bald Eagle Valley looking north from Port Matilda. ... Bald Eagle Mountain is a stratigraphic ridge in central Pennsylvania, United States, running east of the Allegheny Front and northwest of Mount Nittany. ... The Little Nittany Valley, looking north from Bellefonte. ... Mount Nittany is the most prominent geographic feature in Centre County, Pennsylvania, and a Penn State landmark. ... Tussey Mountain is a stratigraphic ridge in central Pennsylvania, United States, running east of the Bald Eagle Brush, Dunning and Evitts Mountain ridges. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 135,758 people, 49,323 households, and 28,508 families residing in the county. The population density was 47/km² (123/mi²). There were 53,161 housing units at an average density of 19/km² (48/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 91.44% White, 2.61% Black or African American, 0.14% Native American, 3.96% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.74% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. 1.65% 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. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 49,323 households out of which 25.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.90% were married couples living together, 6.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.20% were non-families. 26.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.95. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 18.00% under the age of 18, 26.80% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 18.40% from 45 to 64, and 10.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 104.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.40 males.


Municipalities

Map of Centre County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).
Map of Centre County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing 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 boroughs and townships are located in Centre County: Image File history File links Download high resolution version (952x576, 66 KB) Summary Map of Centre 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 (952x576, 66 KB) Summary Map of Centre 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. ...


Boroughs

Bellefonte is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Centre Hall is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Howard is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Milesburg is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Millheim is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Philipsburg is a borough in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Port Matilda is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Snow Shoe is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... South Philipsburg is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... State College redirects here. ... Unionville is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ...

Townships

Benner Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Boggs Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Burnside Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... College Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Curtin Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Ferguson Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Gregg Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Haines Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Halfmoon Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Harris Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Howard Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Huston Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Liberty Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Marion Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Miles Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Patton Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Penn Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Rush Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Potter Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Snow Shoe Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Spring Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Taylor Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Union Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Walker Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Worth Township is a township located in Centre 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. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ...

Aaronsburg is an unincorporated census_designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Blanchard is a census-designated place (CDP) in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Boalsburg is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Clarence is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Coburn is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Houserville is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Ingleby, Pennsylvania is a ghost town formerly located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Julian is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Lemont is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Madisonburg is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Monument is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... North Philipsburg is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Park Forest Village is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Pine Glen is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Pine Grove Mills is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Pleasant Gap is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Ramblewood is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Rebersburg is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Sandy Ridge is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Spring Mills is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Stormstown is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Woodward is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Zion is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ...

Education

Colleges and universities

It has been suggested that University Park, Pennsylvania be merged into this article or section. ...

Community, Junior and Technical Colleges

  • South Hills School of Business and Technology

Public School Districts

Map of Centre County, Pennsylvania Public School Districts
Map of Centre County, Pennsylvania Public School Districts
  • Bald Eagle Area School District
  • Bellefonte Area School District
  • Keystone Central School District (also in Clinton County)
  • Penns Valley Area School District
  • Philipsburg-Osceola Area School District (also in Clearfield County)
  • State College Area School District
  • Tyrone Area School District (also in Blair County)

Image File history File links Map_of_Centre_County_Pennsylvania_School_Districts. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Centre_County_Pennsylvania_School_Districts. ... State College Area School District is the only school district in the State College area. ...

External links



Municipalities and Communities of Centre County, Pennsylvania
(County Seat: Bellefonte)
Boroughs Bellefonte | Centre Hall | Howard | Milesburg | Millheim | Philipsburg | Port Matilda | Snow Shoe | South Philipsburg | State College | Unionville
Townships Benner | Boggs | Burnside | College | Curtin | Ferguson | Gregg | Haines | Halfmoon | Harris | Howard | Huston | Liberty | Marion | Miles | Patton | Penn | Rush | Potter | Snow Shoe | Spring | Taylor | Union | Walker | Worth
Communities and CDPs Aaronsburg | Blanchard | Boalsburg | Clarence | Coburn | Houserville | Julian | Lemont | Madisonburg | Monument | North Philipsburg | Park Forest Village | Pine Glen | Pine Grove Mills | Pleasant Gap | Ramblewood | Rebersburg | Sandy Ridge | Spring Mills | Stormstown | Woodward | Zion
Flag of Pennsylvania Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Topics

Cities | Government | History | Pennsylvanians Image File history File links Map_of_Pennsylvania_highlighting_Centre_County. ... A municipality or general-purpose district (compare with: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with unincorporated. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 160 miles (255 km)  - Length 280 miles (455 km)  - % water 2. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Bellefonte is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... A borough is an administrative division used in various countries. ... Bellefonte is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Centre Hall is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Howard is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Milesburg is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Millheim is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Philipsburg is a borough in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Port Matilda is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Snow Shoe is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... South Philipsburg is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... State College redirects here. ... Unionville is a borough located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... A civil township is a widely-used unit of local government in the United States, subordinate to a county. ... Benner Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Boggs Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Burnside Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... College Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Curtin Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Ferguson Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Gregg Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Haines Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Halfmoon Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Harris Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Howard Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Huston Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Liberty Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Marion Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Miles Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Patton Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Penn Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Rush Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Potter Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Snow Shoe Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Spring Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Taylor Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Union Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Walker Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Worth Township is a township located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with unincorporated. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Aaronsburg is an unincorporated census_designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Blanchard is a census-designated place (CDP) in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Boalsburg is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Clarence is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Coburn is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Houserville is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Julian is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Lemont is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Madisonburg is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Monument is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... North Philipsburg is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Park Forest Village is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Pine Glen is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Pine Grove Mills is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Pleasant Gap is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Ramblewood is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Rebersburg is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Sandy Ridge is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Spring Mills is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Stormstown is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Woodward is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Zion is a census-designated place located in Centre County, Pennsylvania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Pennsylvania. ... This article or section may be confusing or unclear for some readers, and should be edited to rectify this. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 160 miles (255 km)  - Length 280 miles (455 km)  - % water 2. ... List of cities in Pennsylvania, arranged in alphabetical order. ... The History of Pennsylvania is as varied as any in the American experience and reflects the melting pot vision of the United States. ... This is a list of prominent people from Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...

Capital

Harrisburg Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Dauphin Incorporated 1791 Charter 1860 Mayor Stephen R. Reed (D) Area    - City 26. ...

Metropolitan areas

Allentown–Bethlehem–Easton | Altoona | Erie | Harrisburg–Carlisle–Lebanon | Johnstown | Lancaster | Philadelphia | Pittsburgh | Reading | Scranton-Wilkes-Barre | State College | Williamsport | York-Hanover Pennsylvania has 14 metropolitan areas (MSAs) and 4 combined statistical areas (CSAs) defined by the United States Census Bureau. ... The Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ metropolitan area is the 63rd largest Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in the United States. ... Altoona is a city in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Nickname: The Flagship City Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: County Erie County Founded 1795 Mayor Joseph Sinnott Area    - City 72. ... The Harrisburg-Carlisle-Lebanon, PA metropolitan area is the 94th largest Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in the United States and the 53rd largest Combined Statistical Area (CSA) in the United States. ... Nickname: Flood City Location Location of Johnstown within Pennsylvania. ... Nickname: The Red Rose City Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lancaster Founded 1730 Incorporated March 10, 1818 Mayor Rick Gray (D) Area    - City 19. ... Delaware Valley is the name of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-Atlantic City, New Jersey-Wilmington, Delaware Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Berks County Founded 1748 Mayor Thomas McMahon Area    - City 26. ... The City of Scranton is the county seat of Lackawanna CountyGR6 in Northeastern Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 76,415 (2003 estimate: 74,320). ... Nickname: The Diamond City Motto: Pattern After Us Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Luzerne Founded Incorporated  Borough  City 1769  1806  1871 Mayor Thomas M. Leighton (D) Area    - City 18. ... State College redirects here. ... Map of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania highlighting Williamsport Williamsport is a city in and the county seat of Lycoming CountyGR6, Pennsylvania in the United States. ... Nickname: The White Rose City Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County York Incorporated  - Borough September 24, 1787  - City January 11, 1887 Mayor John Brenner Area    - City 13. ... Motto: Fiat Justitia (Let Justice be Done) Location Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Government Country United States State Pennsylvania County York Mayor Maggie Hormel Founded Incorporated 1730 1815 Geographical characteristics Area     Borough 9. ...

Regions

Allegheny National Forest | Coal Region | Cumberland Valley | Delaware Valley | Dutch Country | Endless Mountains | Happy Valley | Pennsylvania Highlands | Laurel Highlands | Lehigh Valley | Northeast | Northern Tier | Northwest Region | The Poconos | Susquehanna Valley | Wyoming Valley | Western Pennsylvania This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The Allegheny National Forest is a National Forest located in northwestern Pennsylvania. ... Counties of the Coal Region of Pennsylvania, known for anthracite mining. ... Cumberland Valley Township is a township located in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. ... The Delaware Valley, also known as the Philadelphia-Camden-Vineland, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Combined Statistical Area, is named for the Delaware River which flows through the region. ... Pennsylvania Dutch Country refers to an area of southeastern Pennsylvania that has a high percentage of Amish, Mennonite and Fancy Dutch inhabitants and where the Pennsylvania German language was historically common. ... The Endless Mountains are a chain of mountains in northeastern Pennsylvania. ... For other locations called Happy Valley, see the Happy Valley article. ... Counties comprising the Pennsylvania Highlands Region The Pennsylvania Highlands region is a section of the Appalachian Mountains located in Eastern Pennsylvania frequently cited as a candidate for extensive ecological preservation. ... The Laurel Highlands, in Southwestern Pennsylvania in the USA, encompasses Fayette County, Somerset County and Westmoreland County. ... Counties comprising the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania The Lehigh Valley (also known simply as The Valley) is a region in eastern Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... This mountainous area of Pennsylvania includes the Pocono Mountains, the Endless Mountains and former anthracite coal mining cities and towns, including Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton, Pittston and Carbondale. ... Wikipedia also has an article on Northern Tier National High Adventure Bases Counties comprising the Northern Tier Region of Pennsylvania The Northern Tier is a geographic region consisting of five rural counties in north-central Pennsylvania. ... This article is about the region in Pennsylvania. ... Pennsylvanias Pocono region counties The Poconos, or the Pocono Mountains region, is a mountainous region of about 2,400 square miles (6,200 km²) located in northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 30 miles north of Allentown, in the United States. ... The Susquehanna River is a river in the northeastern United States, approximately 410 mi (715 km) long. ... A lesser-known Wyoming Valley exists in western New York in Wyoming County, where the valley of Oatka Creek is commonly known as the Wyoming Valley and includes the villages of Wyoming and Warsaw. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

Counties

Adams | Allegheny | Armstrong | Beaver | Bedford | Berks | Blair | Bradford | Bucks | Butler | Cambria | Cameron | Carbon | Centre | Chester | Clarion | Clearfield | Clinton | Columbia | Crawford | Cumberland | Dauphin | Delaware | Elk | Erie | Fayette | Forest | Franklin | Fulton | Greene | Huntingdon | Indiana | Jefferson | Juniata | Lackawanna | Lancaster | Lawrence | Lebanon | Lehigh | Luzerne | Lycoming | McKean | Mercer | Mifflin | Monroe | Montgomery | Montour | Northampton | Northumberland | Perry | Philadelphia | Pike | Potter | Schuylkill | Snyder | Somerset | Sullivan | Susquehanna | Tioga | Union | Venango | Warren | Washington | Wayne | Westmoreland | Wyoming | York List of Pennsylvania counties: Pennsylvania counties Adams County, formed in 1800 from parts of York County. ... Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Location in the state of Pennsylvania Formed January 22, 1800 Seat Pittsburgh Area  - Total  - Water 1,929 km² (745 mi²) 38 km² (15 mi²) 1. ... Armstrong County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Beaver County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... DONT beleive anything on this page! ppl can change it anytime they want to! im a kid and i am changing it right now!! luv yall!! PENNSYLVANIA ROCKS!!!! VENANGO COUNTY ROCKS TOO!!!! Bedford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Berks County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Blair County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Bradford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Butler County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Cambria County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Cameron County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Carbon County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Chester County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Clarion County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Clearfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Clinton County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Crawford County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania and is one of four counties comprising the greater Harrisburg metropolitan area. ... Dauphin County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania and is one of four counties comprising the greater Harrisburg metropolitan area. ... Delaware County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Elk County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Erie County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Location in the state of Pennsylvania Formed September 26, 1783 Seat Uniontown Area  - Total  - Water 2,067 km² (798 mi²) 20 km² (8 mi²) 0. ... Forest County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Fulton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Huntingdon County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Indiana County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Juniata County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Lackawanna County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Lancaster County is a county located in the south-central portion of the state of Pennsylvania in the Susquehanna Valley. ... Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Lehigh County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Location in the state of Pennsylvania Formed Seat Wilkes-Barre Area  - Total  - Water 2,349 km² (907 mi²) 42 km² (16 mi²) 1. ... Lycoming County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... McKean County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Mercer County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Mifflin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, named for President James Monroe. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Montour County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Location in the state of Pennsylvania Formed 1752 Seat Easton Area  - Total  - Water 977 km² (377 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... Northumberland County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Perry County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Philadelphia County is a county located in the U.S. State of Pennsylvania. ... Pike County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Potter County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Schuylkill County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania on the Schuylkill River. ... Snyder County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Somerset County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Sullivan County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Susquehanna County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Tioga County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Venango County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Wayne 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. ... Wyoming County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... York County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Centre County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (403 words)
Centre County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Centre County was created on February 13, 1800 from parts of Huntingdon, Lycoming, Mifflin and Northumberland counties and named for its central location in the state.
In the county, the population was spread out with 18.00% under the age of 18, 26.80% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 18.40% from 45 to 64, and 10.40% who were 65 years of age or older.
Centre County, Pennsylvania Government (1816 words)
Centre County has about $21 million of bonds outstanding to pay for other capital improvement projects, including: renovations to the Willowbank building, 2) development of the 911 system, and 3) renovations to Centre Crest (the county nursing home).
A) The county is negotiating with the state for land on Rockview Prison grounds at the intersection of the Benner Pike (PA 150) and Rishel Hill Road in Benner Township.
Compared Centre County's prison capacity to 4th, 5th, and 6th Class counties in Pennsylvania, and to counties that are home to a Big Ten University.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m