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Jefferson County, Pennsylvania

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The county was established on March 26, 1804, from part of Lycoming County and later organized in 1830. It is named for President Thomas Jefferson. It is home to Punxsutawney Phil, the most famous groundhog that predicts when spring will come every February 2 known as Groundhog Day.

Adjacent Counties


  • Big Run
  • Brockway
  • Brookville (County Seat)
  • Corsica
  • Falls Creek (part)
  • Punxsutawney
  • Reynoldsville
  • Summerville
  • Sykesville
  • Timblin
  • Worthville

Other Townships & Communities: Adrian Mines, Alaska, Allens Mills, Anita, Barnett, Baxter, Beaver, Beechtree, Beechwoods, Bell, Bells Mills, Blow Town, Bowersville, Cloe, Clover, Coal Glen, Conifer, Content, Coolspring, Cortez, Crenshaw, Desire, Dora, East Branch, Eldred, Ella, Emerickville, Fordham, Frostburg, Fuller, Gaskill, Hamilton, Hazen, Heath, Heathville, Henderson, Horatio, Howe, Kahletown, Knox, Knox Dale, Lanes Mills, Langville, Markton, McCalmont, McMinns Summit, Munderf, North Freedom, Ohl, Oliveburg, Oliver, Panic, Pancoast, Pansy, Pardus, Perry, Pine Creek, Polk, Port Barrett, Porter, Prescottville, Ramsaytown, Rathmel, Richardsville, Ringgold, Rockdale, Rose, Roseville, Sandy Valley, Schoffner Corner, Sigel, Snyder, Soldier, Sprankle Mills, Stanton, Stump Creek, Sugar Hill, Union, Valier, Walston, Warsaw, Westville, Winslow, Wishaw and Young



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