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Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Susquehanna County
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Map of the U.S. highlighting Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location in the U.S.
Founded February 21, 1810
Seat Montrose
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

832 sq mi (2,155 km²)

10 sq mi (26 km²), 1.15%
 - (2000)
 - Density

52/sq mi (20/km²)

Susquehanna County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the population was 42,238. Susquehanna County was created on February 21, 1810 from part of Luzerne County and named for the Susquehanna River. Its county seat is Montrose6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,156 km² (832 sq mi). 2,131 km² (823 sq mi) of it is land and 25 km² (10 sq mi) of it (1.15%) is water.

Adjacent Counties[]


As of the census² of 2000, there were 42,238 people, 16,529 households, and 11,785 families residing in the county. The population density was 20/km² (51/sq mi). There were 21,829 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (26/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.54% White, 0.30% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 0.67% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 16,529 households out of which 31.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.70% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.70% were non-families. 24.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 27.10% from 25 to 44, 25.20% from 45 to 64, and 15.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.80 males.


As of May 2007, there are 27,553 registered voters in Susquehanna County [1].


Map of Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Boroughs (red) and Townships (white).

Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns. The following boroughs and townships are located in Susquehanna County:



Map of Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania School Districts


Public Libraries[]

Public School Districts[]


There is one Pennsylvania state park in Susquehanna County:

External links[]

Coordinates: 41°49′N 75°48′W / 41.82, -75.80

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