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Encyclopedia > Montour County, Pennsylvania
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Montour County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 18,236. Its county seat is Danville6. The name is from Catherine Montour, a prominent Indian woman.


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 343 km˛ (132 mi˛). 339 km˛ (131 mi˛) of it is land and 4 km˛ (2 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 1.17% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 18,236 people, 7,085 households, and 4,817 families residing in the county. The population density is 54/km˛ (140/mi˛). There are 7,627 housing units at an average density of 23/km˛ (58/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 96.67% White, 1.01% Black or African American, 0.07% Native American, 1.28% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. 0.92% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 7,085 households out of which 30.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.30% are married couples living together, 8.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.00% are non-families. 28.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.43 and the average family size is 2.98.


In the county, the population is spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 24.00% from 45 to 64, and 17.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 90.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.00 males.


Cities and towns

  • Anthony Township
  • Cooper Township
  • Danville
  • Derry Township
  • Liberty Township
  • Limestone Township
  • Mahoning Township
  • Mayberry Township
  • Mechanicsville
  • Valley Township
  • Washingtonville
  • West Hemlock Township
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Montour County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (294 words)
Montour County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
The racial makeup of the county is 96.67% White, 1.01% Black or African American, 0.07% Native American, 1.28% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races.
In the county, the population is spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 24.00% from 45 to 64, and 17.10% who are 65 years of age or older.
Montour County Pennsylvania (390 words)
Montour County was created on May 3, 1850, from part of Columbia County and named for Madame Montour, a woman of Indian and French descent, who was prominent in the Indian affairs.
Montour County, in the heart of Pennsylvania, is home to rural farmlands, state game lands, state forests, nature preserves and the Susquehanna River and its tributaries.
Montour county may be one of the smallest of Pennsylvania counties in geographical size but certainly not in things to do.
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