Place:Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States

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Huntingdon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 45,913. Its county seat is Huntingdon.

Huntingdon County was created on September 20, 1787, from part of Bedford County. The entire county is located within the Huntingdon Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1786 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1787 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1787 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 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
1790 7,565
1800 13,008
1810 14,778
1820 20,142
1830 27,145
1840 35,484
1850 24,786
1860 28,100
1870 31,251
1880 33,954
1890 35,751
1900 34,650
1910 38,304
1920 39,848
1930 39,021
1940 41,836
1950 40,872
1960 39,457
1970 39,108
1980 42,253
1990 44,164

Research Tips

Juniata College in Huntingdon has microfilm of newpapers published in Huntingdon from 1806 to 2005. Many of those years two or even three newspapers were published.

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Huntingdon 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.
  • RootsWeb
  • www.huntingdoncounty.net/


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