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
SeatBellefonte
Largest boroughState College
Area
 • Total1,113 sq mi (2,880 km2)
 • Land1,110 sq mi (2,900 km2)
 • Water3.0 sq mi (8 km2)  0.3%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
162,805
 • Density147/sq mi (57/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts12th, 15th
Websitewww.centrecountypa.gov
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" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved January 25, 2014.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 16, 2013.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.