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

The community of Coudersport is the Seat for Potter County.

Potter County was founded March 26, 1804 and was created by taking area from LycomingCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Potter had a population of 16,714 people. This is a decrease of 7.56% since the last Census (which gave a population of 18,080 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Potter represented 0.15% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 63rd 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
201017,457-3.45%+4.45% since 2009
200916,714-7.56%-0.91% since 2008
200816,868-6.7%-1.54% since 2007
200018,080The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Coudersport   2,3712,65010.53% decrease  
Galeton   1,2101,3258.68% decrease  
Shinglehouse   1,1031,25011.76% decrease  
Ulysses   6306847.89% decrease  
Austin   5626239.79% 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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