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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Adding four 230-kV circuit breakers at a substation in Granville Township, Mifflin County, at a cost of about $5.
Money left over from a government project to restore wetlands at the Jacks Creek Superfund Site in Pennsylvania will be pumped into a new project along another creek in Mifflin County, according to information from the U.
7 million Governor's Action Team funding package and the project was sponsored by the Mifflin County Industrial Development Corp.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-17 July 2008-Verizon expands wireless broadband coverage in Mifflin County, PA, US(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
He was born March 18, 1935, in Mifflin County, Penn.
In an autobiographical piece (written with the help of Susan Fisher Miller), Hostetler summarizes major influences in his life, including the painful story of his father Joseph Hostetler's excommunication from the Amish church in the Big Valley of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.
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.
I retired from the Mifflin County School District in 1984.
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.
See also Soltow, "Housing Characteristics on the Pennsylvania Frontier: Mifflin County Dwelling Values in 1798," Penn sylvania History 47 (1980): 57-70; Billy G.
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.