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

The community of Franklin is the Seat for Venango County.

Venango County was founded March 12, 1800. Venango was created by taking area from Allegheny and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Venango had a population of 54,183 people. This is a decrease of 5.88% since the last Census (which gave a population of 57,565 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Venango represented 0.47% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 42nd 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
201054,984-4.48%+1.48% since 2009
200954,183-5.88%-0.59% since 2008
200854,505-5.32%-0.52% since 2007
200057,565The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Oil City   10,50211,5048.71% decrease  
Franklin   6,6137,2128.31% decrease  
Sugarcreek   4,9445,3317.26% decrease  
Polk   9911,0313.88% decrease  
Pleasantville   8068505.18% decrease  

Websites for Venango County

Official Website:   www.co.venango.pa.us/

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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.

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

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