Centre County, Pennsylvania

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Centre County
The Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte
The Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Centre County
Location within the U.S. state of Pennsylvania
Map of the United States highlighting Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 40°55′N 77°49′W / 40.91°N 77.82°W / 40.91; -77.82
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
FoundedFebruary 13, 1800
Named forCentre Furnance, the first industrial facility in the area
Largest boroughState College
 • Total1,113 sq mi (2,880 km2)
 • Land1,110 sq mi (2,900 km2)
 • Water3.0 sq mi (8 km2)  0.3%
 • Estimate 
 • Density147/sq mi (57/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts12th, 15th
DesignatedMay 10, 1982[1]

Centre County is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 153,990.[2] Its county seat is Bellefonte.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "PHMC Historical Markers Search". Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Archived from the original (Searchable database) on March 21, 2016. Retrieved January 25, 2014.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 8, 2011. Retrieved November 16, 2013.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.