Clinton County, Pennsylvania

Clinton County: County in Pennsylvania, United States

About

Clinton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 39,238 and a population density of 17 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 37,957 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lock Haven. The county was created 184 years ago in 1839.

Introduction to Clinton County, PA

Clinton County is a county located in north-central Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1839 and named after DeWitt Clinton, who was the governor of New York in the 1820s. The county seat and largest city is Lock Haven.

Geography

Clinton County covers an area of 898 square miles. It is located in the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians region of Pennsylvania. The county's terrain is characterized by forested mountains, valleys, and rolling hills. The West Branch Susquehanna River flows through the middle of the county.

Demographics

As of the 2020 census, Clinton County had a population of 38,684 people. The racial makeup of the county is 95.7% White, 1.6% Black or African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.6% Asian, and 1.3% two or more races. The largest ancestry groups are German (35.9%), Irish (16.2%), Italian (9.3%), and English (6.4%).

Economy

The economy of Clinton County relies largely on manufacturing, health care, retail trade, and education. Major employers in the county include Lock Haven University, Jersey Shore Steel Company, and Susquehanna Health. Agriculture also plays a significant role, with dairy farming and timber harvesting being important industries. Popular tourist attractions include the Kettle Creek State Park and the Susquehanna River Walk.

Clinton County locator map
Location of Clinton County on Pennsylvania map.

Quick Facts about Clinton County

Population : 37,957 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
Different from : Clinton County, Clinton County, Clinton County, Clinton County, Clinton County, Clinton County, Clinton County, Clinton County
Area : 2326 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Named for : DeWitt Clinton
Capital : Lock Haven
Establishment : June 06, 1839
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:58:42 (15th April 2024)
Density : 16 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.37% (2010-2020)
Clinton County Pennsylvania Courthouse 2 crop image
Clinton County Pennsylvania Courthouse 2 crop
Clinton County Pennsylvania Courthouse 2 crop image

Geography

Clinton County is located at 41°14'3"N 77°38'17"W (41.2340500, -77.6381100). It has 6 neighbors: Cameron County, Centre, Clearfield County, Lycoming County, Potter County and Union County.

Clinton County map

The largest city of Clinton County is Lock Haven with a population of 8,694. Other cities include, Lamar population 2,514, Mill Hall population 1,586, Dunnstown population 1,360 and Flemington population 1,312. See all Clinton County cities & populated places.

Clinton County Populated Places (more)

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Clinton County.

City Name Population Title
Lock Haven 8,694 City in Pennsylvania
Carroll 6,549 Township in southern Perry County, Pennsylvania
Pine 4,891 Township in Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Lamar 2,514 Clinton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Mill Hall 1,586 Borough of Pennsylvania
Avis 1,476 Borough of Pennsylvania
Dunnstown 1,360 Place in in Clinton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Flemington 1,312 Borough of Pennsylvania
Renovo 1,191 Borough of Pennsylvania
Castanea 1,146 Township in Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Beech Creek 685 Borough of Pennsylvania
Loganton 475 Borough of Pennsylvania
South Renovo 422 Borough of Pennsylvania
Gallagher 378 Township in Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Keating 293 Human settlement in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Leidy 181 Township in Clinton County, Pennsylvania

Clinton County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Clinton County decreased by 3.37% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 39,238 - census
2011 39,511 0.69% estimation process
2012 39,734 0.56% estimation process
2013 39,831 0.24% estimation process
2014 39,486 -0.87% estimation process
2015 39,400 -0.22% estimation process
2016 39,017 -0.98% estimation process
2017 38,830 -0.48% estimation process
2018 38,696 -0.35% estimation process
2019 38,632 -0.17% estimation process
2020 37,957 -1.78% estimation process

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People born in Clinton County (2)

People born in Clinton County, including Major League Baseball pitcher and outfielder Jim Brown, baseball player Mike Mattimore, .

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