Colebrook Township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania

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Colebrook Township,
The Farrandsville Iron Furnace in Colebrook Township
The Farrandsville Iron Furnace in Colebrook Township
Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania highlighting Colebrook Township
Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania highlighting Colebrook Township
Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clinton
Settled 1777
Incorporated Before 1839
 • Total 18.6 sq mi (48.2 km2)
 • Land 18.1 sq mi (47.0 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 199
 • Density 11/sq mi (4.2/km2)

Colebrook Township is a township in Clinton County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 199 at the 2010 census.[1]


The Farrandsville Iron Furnace was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 18.6 square miles (48.2 km2), of which 18.1 square miles (47.0 km2) is land and 0.50 square miles (1.3 km2), or 2.67%, is water.[1]


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 179 people, 56 households, and 45 families residing in the township. The population density was 9.8 people per square mile (3.8/km²). There were 92 housing units at an average density of 5.0/sq mi (1.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.21% White, 0.56% Native American, 0.56% from other races, and 1.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.56% of the population.

There were 56 households, out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.4% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.6% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the township the population was spread out, with 22.3% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 27.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 61.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 65.5 males.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 244
1990 180 −26.2%
2000 179 −0.6%
2010 199 11.2%

The median income for a household in the township was $42,500, and the median income for a family was $44,583. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $17,273 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,327. About 4.7% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.2% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Colebrook township, Clinton County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 15, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  4. "Clinton County Comprehensive Plan" (PDF). Clinton County, Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2007-09-19.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Population Change 1990–2000: Pennsylvania". Pennsylvania State Data Center. Retrieved 2007-09-19.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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