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Welcome to Bellefonte ...
Bellefonte is located in Centre County<1> and is the County Seat for Centre County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bellefonte has a population of 6,250 people<2> (see below for details).
Bellefonte is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Bellefonte lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
We don't have a date for the establishment of Bellefonte.
Websites for Bellefonte ...
Official Website: www.bellefonte.net/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bellefonte had an population of 6,250 people. This is an increase of 1.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.27% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bellefonte had a population of 6,187 people. This makes Bellefonte the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Bellefonte represents 0.05% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 145th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,187 people, the population of Bellefonte decreased 3.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,395 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bellefonte.
Communities Also Named Bellefonte ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 8 communities that are also named Bellefonte - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Kentucky (2), Maryland, Missouri and Rhode Island.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bellefonte.
Communities near Bellefonte ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bellefonte.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bellefonte. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bellefonte.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bellefonte. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bellefonte.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bellefonte. Our list includes 40 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bellefonte.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bellefonte ...
Looking for more information about Bellefonte? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Bellefonte, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bellefonte.
Adding Bellefonte to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bellefonte in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Bellefonte was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bellefonte.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Bellefonte: www.bellefonte.net/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 20 Mar 2023