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

The community of Middleburg is the Seat for Snyder County.

Snyder County was founded March 2, 1855 and was created by taking area from UnionCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Snyder had a population of 38,519 people. This is an increase of 2.59% since the last Census (which gave a population of 37,546 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Snyder represented 0.31% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 58th 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
201039,702+5.74%+3.07% since 2009
200938,519+2.59%+0.12% since 2008
200838,473+2.47%+0.24% since 2007
200037,546The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Selinsgrove   5,4325,3830.91% increase  
Shamokin Dam   1,4491,5023.53% decrease  
Middleburg   1,3311,3823.69% decrease  
McClure   9309754.62% decrease  
Beavertown   8818701.26% increase  

Websites for Snyder County

Official Website:   www.snydercounty.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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