Juniata County

Juniata County, Pennsylvania

PO Box 68
Mifflintown, PA 17059
Phone: (717) 436-7715
Fax: (717) 436-7734

In central PA, northwest of Harrisburg; organized Mar 2, 1831 from Mifflin County. Name Origin: For the Juniata River, which flows through it; it is named for an Indian word of uncertain origin

Area (sq mi):: 393.57 (land 391.59; water 1.98) Population per square mile: 60.00
Population 2005: 23,507 State rank: 61 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 10.60% Population 2000: 22,821 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,142; median household $34,698; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,798-$24,426
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 32.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The former Juniata County lawmaker got a call from the Brewers of Pennsylvania asking if he would like to be deputy director of the state's official brewers guild and oversee advocacy efforts for the 200-member organization.
164th Juniata County Fair (http://www.juniatacountyfair.com)<br />
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DTI will also build a 24-inch, 81-mile pipeline and two compressor stations in central Pennsylvania to move natural gas from its Perulack Station in Juniata County to the Dominion South Point market hub, other interstate pipelines and the major natural gas storage fields at Leidy in north-central Pennsylvania.
Juniata County, Pennsylvania, is ridge-and-valley country--sharp, wooded ridges separated by rich green valley farms, many square miles of outstanding turkey habitat.
Soil Series Taxonomic Name [degrees] C HU ([dagger]) 9.7 Hagerstown Fine, mixed, semiactive, mesic Typic Hapludalfs Clarksburg Fine-loamy, mixed, mesic Oxyaquic Fragiudalfs JU 10.3 Edom Fine, illitic, mesic Typic Hapludalfs MI 10.3 Hagerstown Fine, mixed, semiactive, mesic Typic Hapludalfs Seeding Year Year Pasture Location and Species Established HU ([dagger]) Fall 1992, Ladino wc, 1985 ([double dagger]) Reed canarygrass JU Never seeded in wc 1990 MI Never seeded in wc 1991 ([dagger]) HU, Huntingdon County; JU, Juniata County; MI, Mifflin County.
Ann Hart, Trustee, Juniata County Library, Mifflintown, PA