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State College, Pennsylvania
Welcome to State College ...
State College is located in Centre County.
The location of State College has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, State College has a population of 42,430 people<2> (see below for details).
State College is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: State College lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, State College had a population of 42,034 people (which is 27.3% of the total population of Centre County). This makes State College the county's most populous community.
The population of State College represents 0.33% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 42,034 people, the population of State College increased 9.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 38,420 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, State College had an population of 42,430 people. This is an increase of 0.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.44% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for State College.
Communities near State College ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from State College and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for State College.
Communities Also Named State College ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named State College - it's located in Georgia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for State College.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for State College:
Websites for State College ...
Official Website: www.gov.state-college.pa.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for State College ...
Looking for more information about State College? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for State College, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for State College.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for State College: www.gov.state-college.pa.us/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 06 Feb 2019