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Tionesta is a borough in Forest County.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from Indian term variously translated as "it penetrates the island" or "home of the wolves"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Tionesta. For links to other places called Tionesta, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Tionesta is 41.495N. The longitude is -79.456W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,086 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 597.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$26,806
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Tionesta demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Wolf's Corners Fair - July 1-7, 2007
  • Indian Festival - Aug. 11-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Tionesta web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Tionesta demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Forest County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16353 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

35% of Tionesta residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tionesta ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tionesta was $17,799, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Tionesta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Tionesta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $256.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $641.


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Libraries in Tionesta include Sarah S Bovard Memorial Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Tionesta workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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