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Northumberland
Northumberland County
— Subdivision of Commonwealth of Susquehanna
Timeline: 1983: Doomsday
Susquehanna Counties Political Map
Northumberland County in Teal
Capital
(and largest city)
Sunbury
Other cities Shamokin, Milton
Language English, Pennsylvania Dutch
County Commissioner
Lt. County Commissioner
Area 478 sq mi
Population 5,137 (2015 est) 
Admission June 1st, 2015

Northumberland is one of the counties in the Commonwealth of Susquehanna. It is a quaternary member.

History

Doomsday

Adjacent Counties

Government

The county is led by an elected County Commissioner, as well as a three man Board of Supervisors, who each serve a term of six years. Commissioners serve for four years, and elections for the Board of Supervisors is staggered every two years. Northumberland County has a sheriff department, a coroner, a jail, operates a library in the county seat, and provides fire protection, and schools for local students.

The county court is responsible for smaller cases such as custody disputes and other issues. There are three judges and nine assistants.

The county is divided up into two Senate Districts and five Representative Districts for national elections. Each districts has approximately the same population.

Municipalities

  • Cities: Population (2015)
    • Shamokin
    • Sunbury
  • Boroughs: Population (2015)
    • Herndon
    • Kulpmont
    • Marion Heights
    • McEwensville
    • Milton
    • Mount Carmel
    • Northumberland
    • Riverside
    • Snydertown
    • Turbotville
    • Watsontown
  • Townships: Population (2015)
    • Coal
    • Delaware
    • East Cameron
    • East Chillisquaque
    • Jackson
    • Jordan
    • Lewis
    • Little Mahanoy
    • Lower Augusta
    • Lower Mahanoy
    • Mount Carmel
    • Point
    • Ralpho
    • Rockefeller
    • Rush
    • Shamokin
    • Turbot
    • Upper Augusta
    • Upper Mahanoy
    • West Cameron
    • West Chillisquaque

Economy

Coal mining and agriculture are the main employers in the county, as are local government and Weis Markets, which has its headquarters in Sunbury.

Education

National Registry of Historical Places

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