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

The community of Williamsport is the Seat for Lycoming County.

Lycoming County was founded April 1, 1795 and was created by taking area from NorthumberlandCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lycoming had a population of 116,840 people. This is a decrease of 2.67% since the last Census (which gave a population of 120,044 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lycoming represented 0.98% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 30th 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
2010116,111-3.28%-0.62% since 2009
2009116,840-2.67%+0.15% since 2008
2008116,666-2.81%-0.15% since 2007
2000120,044The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Williamsport   29,30430,7064.57% decrease  
South Williamsport   5,9976,4126.47% decrease  
Montoursville   4,5944,7773.83% decrease  
Jersey Shore   4,3084,4823.88% decrease  
Hughesville   2,0402,2208.11% decrease  

Websites for Lycoming County

Official Website:   www.lyco.org/

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

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