Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
The Commemorative Quarter for Pennsylvania

Time Zone: Forest County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Tionesta is the Seat for Forest County.

Forest County was founded April 11, 1848. Forest was created by taking area from Jefferson and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Forest had a population of 6,775 people. This is an increase of 36.98% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,946 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Forest represented 0.04% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 67th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20107,716+56%+13.89% since 2009
20096,775+36.98%-0.48% since 2008
20086,808+37.65%-1.7% since 2007
20004,946The Last Census

More information can be found on the Forest County Census Page for Forest County.


Other Roadside Stops ...

About Pennsylvania

The Communities of Pennsylvania

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

- Return to Citation

<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

- Return to Citation