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

The community of Mifflintown is the Seat for Juniata County.

Juniata County was founded March 2, 1831 and was created by taking area from MifflinCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Juniata had a population of 23,118 people. This is an increase of 1.3% since the last Census (which gave a population of 22,821 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Juniata represented 0.19% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 61st 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
201024,636+7.95%+6.57% since 2009
200923,118+1.3%+0.1% since 2008
200022,821The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Port Royal   9419773.68% decrease  
Mifflintown   8148615.46% decrease  
Thompsontown   6857113.66% decrease  
Mifflin   6006274.31% decrease  

Websites for Juniata County

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

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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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