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

The community of Montrose is the Seat for Susquehanna County.

Susquehanna County was founded February 21, 1810 and was created by taking area from LuzerneCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Susquehanna had a population of 40,646 people. This is a decrease of 3.77% since the last Census (which gave a population of 42,238 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Susquehanna represented 0.34% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 52nd 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
201043,356+2.65%+6.67% since 2009
200940,646-3.77%-0.61% since 2008
200840,895-3.18%-0.42% since 2007
200741,068-2.77% 
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200042,238The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Susquehanna Depot   1,5441,6908.64% decrease  
Montrose   1,5161,6648.89% decrease  
Hallstead   1,1161,2168.22% decrease  
New Milford   7998789% decrease  
Great Bend   6527006.86% decrease  

Websites for Susquehanna County

Official Website:   www.susquehanna.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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