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Bellefonte is a borough in Centre County, in the State College metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from French for "beautiful fountain"
The latitude of Bellefonte is 40.913N. The longitude is -77.778W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 797 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,352.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bellefonte demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Centre County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, State College area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16823 ZIP code.
25% of Bellefonte residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bellefonte ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bellefonte was $18,659, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Bellefonte residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Bellefonte include Bellefonte Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Bellefonte, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $435. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $927.
Libraries in Bellefonte include Centre County Library & Hist Museum ... View libraries
Centre County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bellefonte political report.
The average commute time for Bellefonte workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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