Local Community Information

Cumberland County Courthouse  

Cumberland County was founded in 1750. Based on a 2010 U.S. Census Bureau estimate, the County’s population is 235,406. Its total area is 555 square miles of both urban and rural areas. The county has 33 municipalities.

Local Government

Find out more about boroughs, townships, county, state and federal levels of government.


Economic Development

Cumberland County is served by 5 Chambers of Commerce and an Economic Development Corporation.

Schools and Colleges

Cumberland County has 9 public schools, numerous private schools, several colleges, a state-related university and a law school. 


Historical Societies

Cumberland County has several organizations that work to preserve our history.


Page Updated: 

September 20, 2016

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Tax Forms

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National Government

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