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

The community of Tunkhannock is the Seat for Wyoming County.

Wyoming County was founded April 4, 1842 and was created by taking area from LuzerneCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wyoming had a population of 27,808 people. This is a decrease of 0.97% since the last Census (which gave a population of 28,080 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wyoming represented 0.23% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 60th 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
201028,276+0.7%+1.68% since 2009
200927,808-0.97%-0.3% since 2008
200827,891-0.67%-0.17% since 2007
200028,080The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Tunkhannock   1,7641,9117.69% decrease  
Factoryville   1,1601,1441.4% increase  
Nicholson   6567137.99% decrease  
Meshoppen   4254597.41% decrease  
Laceyville   3673967.32% decrease  

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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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