Clearfield County

Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

230 E Market St
Clearfield, PA 16830
Phone: (814) 765-2641
Fax: (814) 765-2640

In west-central PA, north of Altoona; organized Mar 26, 1804 from Lycoming and Huntingdon counties. Functioned as part of Centre County in early years; first county commissioners elected 1812, courts established 1822. Name Origin: For Clearfield Creek, which runs through a part of the county where buffalo had cleared the undergrowth

Area (sq mi):: 1153.80 (land 1147.32; water 6.49) Population per square mile: 72.20
Population 2005: 82,783 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.70%; 1990-2000 6.80% Population 2000: 83,382 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 39.30
Income 2000: per capita $16,010; median household $31,357; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,583-$23,476
Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.20% Median travel time to work: 24.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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He was born and raised in Brockway, Pennsylvania and represents the 25th Senatorial District, which includes Cameron, Clinton, Elk, Jefferson, McKean, Potter and Tioga Counties and portions of Clearfield County.
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Clearfield County Commissioner Mark McCracken won the primary and was in turn defeated by Republican Glenn Thompson in the overwhelmingly Republican district, which covers a large area of north-central Pennsylvania.
Segalla, 68, who lives on 100 acres in the tiny village of Weedville, never thought about selling the homemade tool until earlier this year, when his niece, Mary Meredith of Du Bois, Clearfield County, mentioned that she wanted to start her own business.
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