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Welcome to Almedia ...

Almedia is located in Columbia County<1>.

Almedia is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Almedia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Almedia: (570)

Adding Almedia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Almedia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Almedia was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Almedia on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Almedia on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Almedia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Almedia - it's located in Louisiana.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Almedia.

Communities near Almedia ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Almedia.

  • Bloomsburg [Columbia County]
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    • Bloomsburg [Columbia County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the west of Almedia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,811 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomsburg<4>
  • Berwick [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berwick
    • Berwick [Columbia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Almedia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,903 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berwick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berwick<4>
  • Shamokin [Northumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shamokin
    • Shamokin [Northumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Almedia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,952 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shamokin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shamokin<4>
  • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Carmel
    • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Almedia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,724 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Carmel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Carmel<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County]
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      • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Almedia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,760 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shenandoah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah<4>
    • Danville [Montour County]
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      • Danville [Montour County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Almedia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,648 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<4>
    • Mahanoy City [Schuylkill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mahanoy City
      • Mahanoy City [Schuylkill County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Almedia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,944 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mahanoy City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mahanoy City<4>
    • Frackville [Schuylkill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frackville
      • Frackville [Schuylkill County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Almedia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,611 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frackville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frackville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frackville<4>
    • Kulpmont [Northumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kulpmont
      • Kulpmont [Northumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Almedia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,754 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kulpmont have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kulpmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kulpmont<4>
    • Ashland [Schuylkill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Schuylkill County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Almedia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,679 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<4>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Almedia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Almedia.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Almedia. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Almedia.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Almedia. See our Newspapers Page for Almedia.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Almedia ...

Looking for more information about Almedia? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Almedia, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Almedia.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Columbia County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Almedia. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Columbia County: www.columbiapa.org/county/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Columbia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Almedia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Almedia) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Almedia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlmediaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Almedia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0158, Longitude: -76.3823    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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