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

The community of Lewisburg is the Seat for Union County.

Union County was founded March 22, 1819 and was created by taking area from NorthumberlandCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Union had a population of 43,560 people. This is an increase of 4.65% since the last Census (which gave a population of 41,624 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Union represented 0.34% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 54th 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
201044,947+7.98%+3.18% since 2009
200943,560+4.65%-0.15% since 2008
200843,626+4.81% 
200743,589+4.72% 
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200041,624The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Lewisburg   5,5005,6202.14% decrease  
Mifflinburg   3,5063,5942.45% decrease  
New Berlin   8128383.1% decrease  
Hartleton   2622600.77% increase  

Websites for Union County

Official Website:   www.unionco.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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