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

The community of Bedford is the Seat for Bedford County.

Bedford County was founded March 9, 1771 and was created by taking area from CumberlandCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Bedford had a population of 49,579 people. This is a decrease of 0.81% since the last Census (which gave a population of 49,984 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Bedford represented 0.41% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 43rd 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201049,762-0.44%+0.37% since 2009
200949,579-0.81%-0.44% since 2008
200849,799-0.37%+0.29% since 2007
200749,657-0.65% 
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200049,984The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Bedford   2,9693,1415.48% decrease  
Everett   1,8361,9053.62% decrease  
Hyndman   9491,0055.57% decrease  
Saxton   7568035.85% decrease  
Schellsburg   3033164.11% 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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