Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

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Northumberland County
Northumberland County Courthouse in Sunbury
Northumberland County Courthouse in Sunbury
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Northumberland 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°51′N 76°43′W / 40.85°N 76.71°W / 40.85; -76.71
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
FoundedMarch 21, 1772
Named forNorthumberland
Largest citySunbury
 • Total478 sq mi (1,240 km2)
 • Land458 sq mi (1,190 km2)
 • Water19 sq mi (50 km2)  4.0%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density204/sq mi (79/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts9th, 12th

Northumberland County is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 94,528.[1] Its county seat is Sunbury.[2] The county was created on March 21, 1772 from parts of Lancaster, Berks, Bedford, Cumberland, and Northampton counties and is named after the English county of Northumberland.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. Retrieved November 20, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.