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Galeton is a borough in Potter County.

The latitude of Galeton is 41.733N. The longitude is -77.642W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,319 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,345.


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Median household income
Local
$27,727
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Galeton demographic reports
Galeton is at the forks of Pine Creek.
Galeton began as a lumber town.
Local festivals include:
  • Heritage Days - Oct. 6-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Galeton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lyman Run State Park, Ole Bull State Park
Historic sites and museums: Pennsylvania Lumber Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Galeton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Potter County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16922 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

27% of Galeton residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Galeton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Galeton was $13,095, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Galeton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Galeton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $289.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $596.


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Libraries in Galeton include Galeton Public Library ... View libraries

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Potter County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Galeton political report.

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The average commute time for Galeton workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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