Mifflin County

Mifflin County, Pennsylvania

20 N Wayne St
Lewistown, PA 17044
Phone: (717) 248-6733
Fax: (717) 248-3695

In central PA, east of Altoona; organized Sep 19, 1789 from Cumberland and Northumberland counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Thomas Mifflin (1744-1800), member of the Continental Congress (1774-76; 1782-84), PA legislator, and longest-serving governor of PA (1788-99)

Area (sq mi):: 414.60 (land 411.86; water 2.75) Population per square mile: 112.30
Population 2005: 46,235 State rank: 46 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.50%; 1990-2000 0.60% Population 2000: 46,486 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,553; median household $32,175; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,460-$22,158
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 22.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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At the November meeting, PIDA approved more than $676,000 in low-interest loans for two projects in Mifflin County, which will generate more than $1.
7 million Governor's Action Team funding package and the project was sponsored by the Mifflin County Industrial Development Corp.
O'Donnell's office at the Mifflin-Juniata Career and Technical Center in Lewistown, the Mifflin County seat, is 65 miles from Harrisburg Area Community College--a commute of an hour or more.
Joseph Yoder was born in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania in 1872.
Governor Tom Corbett today announced that the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) awarded an Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) grant to SEDA-COG Housing Development Corporation for environmental remediation and assessment of the former Mann Edge Tool property in the Borough of Lewistown, Mifflin County, to develop additional affordable housing.
Over four decades, the population in the borough--the Mifflin County seat--has slipped 29 percent, to 8,998 in 2000, from 12,640 in 1960.
s NorthStar Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system, Mifflin County has created a robust, fault tolerant and scalable infrastructure for 24x7x365 911 communications.
Alan Walker today announced the award of a $422,093 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to the Derry Township to extend water lines to the Derry/Decatur Township line in Mifflin County.
Verizon Wireless has expanded the national rollout of its high-speed wireless network to portions of Mifflin County including the towns of Lewistown, Burnham, McVeytown, Milroy and Reedsville.
Rivera continued his "Schools That Teach" tour today in Mifflin County, where he sat down for a discussion with educators in the Mifflin County School District to discuss the need for the increased school funding generated through Governor Tom Wolf's proposed severance tax on gas drilling.
We are encouraging new growth by providing critical access to capital to support 150 new jobs in Mifflin County.
com[R] and publisher of the Verizon[R] Yellow Pages, is currently distributing the Lewistown Verizon Yellow Pages directory with images on the cover of the historic Mifflin County Courthouse.