Clarion County


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Clarion County, Pennsylvania

421 Main St Courthouse
Clarion, PA 16214
Phone: (814) 226-1119
Fax: (814) 227-2501
www.co.clarion.pa.us

In central portion of western PA, northeast of Pittsburgh; organized Mar 11, 1839 from Venango and Armstrong counties. Name Origin: For the Clarion River, which flows through it. The rippling waters of the river sounded "like the notes of a distant clarion" to Daniel Stanard, one of the state surveyors

Area (sq mi):: 608.95 (land 602.44; water 6.51) Population per square mile: 67.40
Population 2005: 40,589 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.80%; 1990-2000 0.20% Population 2000: 41,765 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $15,243; median household $30,770; Population below poverty level: 15.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,966-$24,319
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Abandoned Mine Reclamation Project, Spaces Corner, Redbank Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
In July 2005, an 8-foot long beehive was removed from the rafters of Saint Mark's United Church of Christ in Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
Jefferson County-DuBois Area Vocational Technical School--or "Jeff Tech"--the Clarion County Career Center in Shippenville and the Keystone Central Area Vocational Technical School will provide the programs on their campuses.
Ruth Anne Mears (1989), extension agent, Family Living Program, Cooperative Extension Service, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, underscores the importance of recognizing the needs of low-income families:
For example, George Freeman, a volunteer who owns 600 acres in Clarion County, recently hosted a tour of his property that drew more than 200 people.
Clarion County Community Bank (OTCBB:CCYY), today reported that its net income for the six months ended June 30, 2012 was $527,000 ($0.
North Clarion County School District (PA), $3,575,000 general obligation bonds, series 2009;
In Clarion County, the Lottery awarded more than $7.
Aqua acquired the Emlenton Water Company, which serves approximately 1,200 people in portions of Emlenton Borough and Richland Township, Venango County and Richland Township, Clarion County in western Pennsylvania, on December 31, 2008.
has completed the acquisition of the Emlenton Water Company, which serves approximately 1,200 people in portions of Emlenton Borough and Richland Township, Venango County and Richland Township, Clarion County in western Pennsylvania in a transaction valued at $475,000.
Clarion Hospital celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2004 and, as the community's resource for the delivery of quality-based healthcare, is committed to providing emergent, acute, transitional and long-term medical services for the residents of Clarion County and its surrounding communities.