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Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Clinton County
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Map of the U.S. highlighting Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location in the U.S.
Seat Lock Haven
Largest city Lock Haven
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

898 sq mi (2,326 km²)
891 sq mi (2,308 km²)
7 sq mi (18 km²), 0.81%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

37,914
41/sq mi (16/km²)
Founded June 21, 1839
Clinton County Pennsylvania Courthouse.JPG
Clinton County Courthouse
Website www.clintoncountypa.com

Clinton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population was 37,914. It is included in the Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, Micropolitan Statistical Area. Its name is in honor of the seventh Governor of New York State, DeWitt Clinton. It was created on June 21, 1839, from parts of Centre and Lycoming Counties. Its county seat is at Lock Haven[1].

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Government and politics

As of November 2008, there were 22,997 registered voters in Clinton County [1].

While Clinton County has historically been Republican like the rest of central Pennsylvania, Democrats captured the registration edge in early 2008. Each of the three row-office statewide winners carried Clinton in 2008. In 2006, Democrat Bob Casey Jr. received 54% of its vote when he unseated incumbent Republican US Senator Rick Santorum and Ed Rendell received 56% of the vote against Lynn Swann.

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County commissioners

  • Adam Coleman, Chairman, Democrat
  • Joel Long, Vice Chaiman, Democrat
  • Tom Bossert, Republican

Other county offices

  • Chief Clerk, vacant
  • Clerk of Courts and Prothonotary, Sherry Yarrison, Democrat
  • District Attorney, Michael Salisbury, Republican
  • Register of Wills, Gail Gephart, Republican
  • Treasurer, Patricia Edwards, Republican

Pennsylvania State Senate

District Senator Party
35 John Wozniak Democrat

Pennsylvania House of Representatives

District Representative Party
76 Mike Hanna Democrat

United States House of Representatives

District Representative Party
5 Glenn "G.T." Thompson Republican

United States Senate

Senator Party
Arlen Specter Democrat
Bob Casey Democrat

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 898 square miles (2,330 km2) of which 891 square miles (2,310 km2) is land and 7 square miles (18 km2) (0.81%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 37,914 people, 14,773 households, and 9,927 families residing in the county. The population density was 43 people per square mile (16/km²). There were 18,166 housing units at an average density of 20 per square mile (8/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.29% White, 0.52% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 0.54% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 36.0% were of German, 15.6% American, 9.6% Irish, 8.6% Italian and 7.4% English ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 14,773 households out of which 27.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.00% were married couples living together, 9.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.80% were non-families. 26.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the county, the population was spread out with 21.50% under the age of 18, 13.60% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 16.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.20 males.

Municipalities

Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).

Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns. The following cities, boroughs and townships are located in Clinton County:

Cities

Boroughs

Townships

Census-designated places

Census-designated places are geographical areas designated by the U.S. Census Bureau for the purposes of compiling demographic data. They are not actual jurisdictions under Pennsylvania law. Other unincorporated communities, such as villages, may be listed here as well.

Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania Public School Districts

Education

Colleges and universities

Public School Districts

Recreation

There are five Pennsylvania state parks in Clinton County.

Coordinates: 41°14′N 77°38′W / 41.24°N 77.64°W / 41.24; -77.64

See also

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links


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Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Map
File:Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Clinton County.png
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Map of the USA highlighting Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded June 21, 1839
Seat Lock Haven
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.81%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

37914
Website: www.clintoncountypa.com

Clinton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population was 37,914. It is included in the Lock Haven Micropolitan Statistical Area. Its name is in honor of the seventh Governor of New York State, DeWitt Clinton. It was created on June 21, 1839 from parts of Centre and Lycoming Counties. Its county seat is at Lock Haven6.

The Clinton County Courthouse in Lock Haven

Contents

State Representation

Pennsylvania State Senate

District Senator Party
14 Raphael J. Musto Democrat
29 James J. Rhoades Republican

Pennsylvania House of Representatives

District Representative Party
76 Michael K. Hanna Sr. Democrat

Federal Representation

United States House of Representatives

District Representative Party
5 John Peterson Republican

United States Senate

Senator Party
Arlen Specter Republican
Bob Casey Democrat

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,326 km² (898 sq mi). 2,307 km² (891 sq mi) of it is land and 19 km² (7 sq mi) of it (0.81%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 37,914 people, 14,773 households, and 9,927 families residing in the county. The population density was 16/km² (43/sq mi). There were 18,166 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (20/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.29% White, 0.52% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 0.54% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 14,773 households out of which 27.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.00% were married couples living together, 9.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.80% were non-families. 26.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the county, the population was spread out with 21.50% under the age of 18, 13.60% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 16.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.20 males.

Municipalities

Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).

Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns. The following cities, boroughs and townships are located in Clinton County:

Cities

Boroughs

Townships

Census-designated places

Census-designated places are geographical areas designated by the U.S. Census Bureau for the purposes of compiling demographic data. They are not actual jurisdictions under Pennsylvania law. Other unincorporated communities, such as villages, may be listed here as well.

Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania Public School Districts

Education

Colleges and universities

Public School Districts

Recreation

There are five Pennsylvania state parks in Clinton County.

Coordinates: 41°14′N 77°38′W / 41.24, -77.64

This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at Clinton County, Pennsylvania. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.
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