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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

US county information
NameSchuylkill County
Largest cityPottsville
US Area
Total Area782 sq mi (2025.4 km2)
Land Area778 sq mi (2015 km2)
Water Area4 sq mi (10.4 km2)
Population148289 (2010)
Density73.5/km2 (190.4/sq mi)
FoundedMarch 1, 1811

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Schuylkill County Pennsylvania
Law Enforcement Agency
Agency nameSchuylkill County Sheriff's Department
Agency overview
Jurisdictional structure
County (US) of Schuylkill in the State of Pennsylvania
Size778 sqmi (2015 km2)
Local civilian policeYes
Operational structure
HeadquartersPottsville, Pennsylvania
Sworn members12
Joseph G. Groody, Sheriff
Agency executivesDennis Kane, Acing Chief Deputy

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Schuylkill County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania where the Schuylkill River starts. It is located in the heart of the anthracite Coal Region of Pennsylvania. Schuylkill County was created on March 1, 1811, from parts of Berks and Northampton Counties and named for the Schuylkill River. As of 2010, the population was 148,289. Pottsville is the county seat.

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