WELLSBORO - Directors of Citizens & Northern Corporation, parent company of Citizens & Northern Bank, have declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share. The record date is Feb. 4, 2013 and it is payable on Feb. 15, 2013 to shareholders of record. The amount is increased from the previous dividend of $0.24 per share, which was paid in November 2012.

Declaration of the dividend was made at the Jan. 24, 2013 meeting of the C&N Board of Directors.

Citizens & Northern Corporation is the parent company of Citizens & Northern Bank. Citizens & Northern Bank is a local, independent community bank providing complete financial, investment and insurance services through 26 full service offices throughout Bradford, Cameron, Lycoming, Potter, McKean, Steuben, Sullivan and Tioga Counties. C&N can be found on the worldwide web at www.cnbankpa.com. The Corporation's stock is listed on NASDAQ Capital Market Securities under the symbol CZNC.