picture of long avenue in downtown dubois on a January night

Welcome To the City of DuBois

Official government website of the City of DuBois, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.

Settled in 1812 and platted in 1872, DuBois was incorporated as a borough in 1881 and as a city in 1914. While DuBois was founded as a lumber town, the mining of bituminous coal quickly became the chief industry in DuBois. The town bears the name for local lumber magnate John DuBois who came from a longstanding American family of French Huguenot descent.

As of the census of 2010, there were 7,794 people, 3,720 households, and 2,453 persons per square mile in the City of DuBois. The DuBois tri-county area is building a strong reputation in local entertainment and the arts.

Welcome to our website and please feel free to use our links of resources below and throughout our website for finding information and connections with our area groups, businesses and people.


About Our City

County: Clearfield
Population: 7,794
Area: 3.7 Square Miles
Street System: 35.27 Miles

Our People

Number of Employees: 57
Number of Police Officers: 10 F/T; 1 P/T
Number of Fire Fighters: 489 Volunteers

Meet Us

Form of Government: Optional/Council/Manager
Council Meetings: 2nd & 4th Monday 7:00 PM
Business Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern

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