Schuylkill County , Pennsylvania

Schuylkill County: County in Pennsylvania, United States

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

About

Schuylkill County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 148,289 and a population density of 73 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 140,709 inhabitants. Its county seat is Pottsville. The county was created 210 years ago in 1811.

Court house  Pottsville  Pa '68642' image
Court house Pottsville Pa '68642'
Court house  Pottsville  Pa '68642' image

Geography

Schuylkill County is located at 40°42'21"N 76°12'57"W (40.7058000, -76.2159500). It has 7 neighbors: Berks County, Columbia County, Dauphin County, Lebanon County, Lehigh County, Luzerne County and Northumberland County.

Schuylkill County map

The largest city of Schuylkill County is Pottsville with a population of 13,409. Other cities include, Tamaqua population 6,633, Schuylkill Haven population 5,086, Shenandoah population 4,738 and Mahanoy City population 3,928. See all Schuylkill County cities & populated places.

Weather

Schuylkill County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers after noon. Sunny, with a high near 71. more

Schuylkill County Quick Facts

Population : 140,709 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
Area : 2027 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Schuylkill River
Altitude : 1,115 feet / 340 meters
Capital : Pottsville
Establishment : March 03, 1811
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:12:04 (25th September 2021)
Density : 69 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.39% (2010-2020)
Weather : 71℉ Sunny then Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Schuylkill County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Schuylkill County decreased by 5.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 148,289 - census
2011 147,538 -0.51% estimation process
2012 147,125 -0.28% estimation process
2013 146,668 -0.31% estimation process
2014 145,393 -0.88% estimation process
2015 144,117 -0.89% estimation process
2016 143,497 -0.43% estimation process
2017 142,580 -0.64% estimation process
2018 141,815 -0.54% estimation process
2019 141,359 -0.32% estimation process
2020 140,709 -0.46% estimation process

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People born in Schuylkill County (7)

People born in Schuylkill County, including United States Army general George Joulwan, United States Army Medal of Honor recipient George W. Harris, actor Will J. White, you can see a list of people who born in Schuylkill County.

  • Charles Brown (American soldier, recipient of the Medal of Honor) he was born in 11/12/1841
  • Harry Leslie Hoffman (American painter) he was born in 01/03/1871
  • Henry Clay Bowden (Soldier and Farmer) he was born in 01/01/1842
  • Henry Hill he was born in 07/04/1843

Other places with the same name (1)

Schuylkill County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Schuylkill County.

City Name Population Title
Pottsville 13,409 City in central Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Tamaqua 6,633 Borough in eastern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Schuylkill Haven 5,086 Borough in southern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Shenandoah 4,738 Borough in northern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
West Penn 4,295 Township in eastern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Minersville 4,258 Town of the United States
Mahanoy City 3,928 Borough in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States
East Franklin 3,804 Township in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Frackville 3,598 Borough in central Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Hegins 3,357 Township in western Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Orwigsburg 2,943 Borough in southern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Lake Wynonah 2,640 Census designated place
McAdoo 2,147 Borough in northeastern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Pine Grove 2,142 Human settlement
Port Carbon 1,769 Borough in central Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Zerbe 1,746 Township in southern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

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