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Encyclopedia > Jamestown, Pennsylvania

Jamestown is a borough in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, along the Shenango River. The population was 636 at the 2000 census. Mercer County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... 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. ... The Shenango River, flowing from the dam of Shenango River Lake in Mercer County, Pennsylvania The Shenango River is a principal tributary of the Beaver River, about 100 mi (160 km) long,[1] in western Pennsylvania in the United States. ...

The town was founded in 1798. The borough was incorporated in 1853.


Jamestown is located at 41°29′11″N, 80°26′18″W (41.486417, -80.438354)GR1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.0 km² (0.8 mi²). 2.0 km² (0.8 mi²) of it is land and 1.27% 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. ...


As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 636 people, 269 households, and 171 families residing in the borough. The population density was 314.8/km² (819.5/mi²). There were 297 housing units at an average density of 147.0/km² (382.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.53% White, and 0.47% from two or more races. 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 United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...

There were 269 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.1% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.97. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

In the borough the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 87.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.3 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $26,979, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $31,875 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,199. About 11.6% of families and 15.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.3% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over. there are 715 sea monsters that live in jamestown, pa. there is also a deformed girl in the town that the locals refer to as "cheewahwah man". it is unknown whether this "girl" is a human or something other worldy. she was first spooted admerging from the shenango river and locals say that she feeds on local livestock at night. the mystery of the cheewahwah man is one that has baffled thousands of educated men! The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...

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Municipalities and communities of Mercer County, Pennsylvania
(County Seat: Mercer)
Cities Farrell | Hermitage | Sharon
Boroughs Clark | Fredonia | Greenville | Grove City | Jackson Center | Jamestown | Mercer | New Lebanon | Sandy Lake | Sharpsville | Sheakleyville | Stoneboro | West Middlesex | Wheatland
Townships Coolspring | Deer Creek | Delaware | East Lackawannock | Fairview | Findley | French Creek | Greene | Hempfield | Jackson | Jefferson | Lackawannock | Lake | Liberty | Mill Creek | New Vernon | Otter Creek | Perry | Pine | Pymatuning | Salem | Sandy Creek | Sandy Lake | Shenango | South Pymatuning | Springfield | Sugar Grove | West Salem | Wilmington | Wolf Creek | Worth

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Jamestown also serves as the center of a region blessed with an abundance of outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities, including hunting, fishing, boating and camping opportunities and the 57,000 acre Allegany State Park.
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