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

The community of Brookville is the Seat for Jefferson County.

Jefferson County was founded March 26, 1804 and was created by taking area from LycomingCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Jefferson had a population of 44,634 people. This is a decrease of 2.83% since the last Census (which gave a population of 45,932 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Jefferson represented 0.37% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 48th 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
201045,200-1.59%+1.27% since 2009
200944,634-2.83%-0.64% since 2008
200844,920-2.2%-0.31% since 2007
200045,932The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Jefferson County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Jefferson County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Punxsutawney   5,8646,2716.49% decrease  
Brookville   3,9404,2306.86% decrease  
Reynoldsville   2,5182,7107.08% decrease  
Brockway   2,0262,1827.15% decrease  
Sykesville   1,1541,2467.38% decrease  

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<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.

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