Place:Clinton, Pennsylvania, United States

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Clinton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 39,238. Its county seat is Lock Haven. Its name is in honor of the seventh Governor of New York State, DeWitt Clinton, however some sources suggest the namesake is Henry Clinton.

Clinton County was created on June 21, 1839, from parts of Centre and Lycoming Counties. It is included in the Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1839 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1839 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1839 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 8,323
1850 11,207
1860 17,723
1870 23,211
1880 26,278
1890 28,685
1900 29,197
1910 31,545
1920 33,555
1930 32,319
1940 34,557
1950 36,532
1960 37,619
1970 37,721
1980 38,971
1990 37,182

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External links

  • Outstanding guide to Clinton County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.
  • www.clintoncountypa.com/


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