Bellefonte Centre County, Pennsylvania

Bellefonte: County seat of Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States


Bellefonte is a city located in the county of Centre in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,187 and a population density of 3,344 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,188 inhabitants.

The city was created 226 years ago in 1794.

Bellefonte Quick Facts

Population : 6,188 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Centre County
Postal code : 16823
Area : 1.85 km2
Altitude : 3,015 feet / 919 meters
Capital city : Bellefonte is capital of Centre County
Establishment : January 01, 1795 (226 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 01:18:47 (29th November 2021)
Density : 3,345 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.02% (2010-2020)
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Bellefonte is located at 40°54'48"N 77°46'42"W (40.9133900, -77.7783300).

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The population of Bellefonte increased by 0.02% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,187 - census
2011 6,261 1.18% estimation process
2012 6,347 1.35% estimation process
2013 6,279 -1.08% estimation process
2014 6,267 -0.19% estimation process
2015 6,268 0.02% estimation process
2016 6,323 0.87% estimation process
2017 6,305 -0.29% estimation process
2018 6,277 -0.45% estimation process
2019 6,241 -0.58% estimation process
2020 6,188 -0.86% estimation process

Bellefonte zip code is 16823. County name: Centre, County fips: 42027

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Local Places in Bellefonte

People born in Bellefonte (41)

People born in Bellefonte, including actor, director Jonathan Frakes, politician Andrew Gregg Curtin, musician Steve Dobrogosz, you can see a list of people who born in Bellefonte.

  • Jeff VanderMeer (American writer) he was born in 07/07/1968
  • John Irvin Gregg (Union Army general) he was born in 19/07/1826
  • Glenn Thompson (U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania) he was born in 27/07/1959
  • John Montgomery Ward (American Major League Baseball pitcher, shortstop and manager) he was born in 03/03/1860
  • Inka Essenhigh (American artist) she was born in 01/01/1969
  • Anna Keichline (American architect) she was born in 01/01/1889
  • Chris Garner (US tennis player) he was born in 07/04/1969
  • James W. Cannon (American mathematician) he was born in 30/01/1943
  • Matt Suhey (American football player) he was born in 07/07/1958
  • Todd Christensen (American football player (1956-2013)) he was born in 03/08/1956
  • Bill Cahir (Newspaper correspondent for Newhouse Newspapers) he was born in 20/12/1968
  • Eric Milton (American baseball player) he was born in 04/08/1975
  • Gregg Troy (American swimming coach) he was born in 19/12/1950
  • Thomas M. Reynolds (American politician) he was born in 03/09/1950
  • Jake Corman (American politician) he was born in 09/09/1964
  • James Knepper (American politician) he was born in 12/05/1932
  • Jeffrey P. von Arx (President of Fairfield University) he was born in 02/02/1944
  • Jeremy Rose (American jockey) he was born in 01/04/1979

Schools in Bellefonte

College & universities near Bellefonte, PA

Code Name City ZIP
369668 Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology Pleasant Gap (PA) 16823

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bellefonte, PA

Code Name Address Type
LEW Lewistown 150 Helen Street RAIL
TYR Tyrone Pennsylvania Ave and West 10th St. RAIL
HGD Huntingdon Fourth and Allegheny Sts. RAIL
ALT Altoona Transportation Center 1231 11th Avenue RAIL
HAR Harrisburg Transportation Center 4th and Chestnut Streets RAIL

Post offices near Bellefonte

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bellefon Post Office Bellefonte (PA) 16823

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Centre County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Centre County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
State College 41,366 Borough in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States
Park Forest Village 9,660 Census designated place
Boalsburg 3,722 Census designated place
Pleasant Gap 2,879 Census designated place
Philipsburg 2,678 Capital city of Sint Maarten
Stormstown 2,366 Census designated place
Coaldale 2,131 Borough in eastern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Woodward 2,116 Census designated place
Houserville 1,814 Census designated place
Pine Grove Mills 1,502 Census designated place
Centre Hall 1,216 Borough of Pennsylvania
Milesburg 1,064 Borough of Pennsylvania
Central City 1,021 Borough of Pennsylvania
Millheim 876 Borough of Pennsylvania
Snow Shoe 758 Township in Centre County, Pennsylvania
Howard 728 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Bellefonte distances to largest Pennsylvania cities