Somerset County, Pennsylvania

Somerset County (Pennsylvania German: Somerset Kaundi) is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 77,742.[1] Its county seat is Somerset.[2] The county was created from part of Bedford County on April 17, 1795, and named after the county of Somerset in England.

Somerset County
Somerset County Courthouse
Location within the U.S. state of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°58′N 79°02′W
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
FoundedApril 17, 1795
Named forSomerset
SeatSomerset
Largest boroughSomerset
Area
  Total1,081 sq mi (2,800 km2)
  Land1,074 sq mi (2,780 km2)
  Water6.6 sq mi (17 km2)  0.6%%
Population
  Estimate 
(2018)
73,952
  Density70/sq mi (30/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district13th
Websitewww.co.somerset.pa.us
Somerset County Courthouse

Somerset County comprises the Somerset, PA Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Johnstown–Somerset, PA Combined Statistical Area.


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