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

The community of Kittanning is the Seat for Armstrong County.

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

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Armstrong had a population of 67,851 people. This is a decrease of 6.27% since the last Census (which gave a population of 72,392 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Armstrong represented 0.59% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 38th 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
201068,941-4.77%+1.61% since 2009
200967,851-6.27%-0.87% since 2008
200868,449-5.45%-0.52% since 2007
200072,392The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Kittanning   4,2864,78710.47% decrease  
Ford City   3,1243,4519.48% decrease  
Leechburg   2,1722,3868.97% decrease  
Freeport   1,7791,9629.33% decrease  
Apollo   1,6051,7659.07% decrease  

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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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