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Schuylkill County, PA
The county name derives from Dutch term for "hidden stream"

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Schuylkill County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

The county is in the Pottsville metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 147,670. This was a decrease of  -1.77% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$32,699
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Schuylkill County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Schuylkill County was $23,947. This was an increase of 18.8% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 77% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Pottsville

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27% of Schuylkill County residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Schuylkill County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Schuylkill County include Annuniciation Cemetery, Bethany Evangelical Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Fountain Springs Cemetery, German Cemetery, Gilberton Cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery, Hetherington Cemetery, Hollernan Cemetery, Holy Family Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Schuylkill County include Ashland, Auburn, Barnesville, Barry, Blythe, Branch, Butler, Cass, Coaldale, Cressona ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Schuylkill County include Penn State Schuylkill ... View colleges

School districts in Schuylkill County include Blue Mountain SD, Mahanoy Area SD, Minersville Area SD, North Schoolsuylkill SD, Pine Grove Area SD, Pottsville Area SD, Saint Clair Area SD, Schuylkill Haven Area SD, Shenandoah Valley SD, Tamaqua Area SD ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Schuylkill County include Ashland Public Library, Frackville Free Public Library, Mahanoy City Public Library, Minersville Public Library, Orwigsburg Area Fr Public Library, Port Carbon Public Library, Pottsville Free Public Library, Ringtown Area Library, Schuylkill Haven Fr Public Library, Shenandoah Area Fr Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Schuylkill County include Pottsville Republican & Herald, Valley View Citizen-Standard ... View newspapers

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Politics

Schuylkill County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Schuylkill County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Schuylkill County include Econo Lodge Frackville, Econo Lodge Pine Grove, Holiday Inn Express, Quality Inn

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