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The location of Anderson









Welcome to Anderson ...

Anderson is located in Mifflin County.

The location of Anderson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Anderson is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Anderson is within the boundaries of the (717) area code.

Communities near Anderson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Anderson and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Burnham   [Map]   2,006   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Juniata Terrace   [Map]   543   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lewistown   [Map]   8,205   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Mapleton   [Map]   428   SW   18 miles [29 km]
McVeytown   [Map]   334   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Mifflin   [Map]   620   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Anderson.

Communities Also Named Anderson ...

While we believe that this Anderson is located in Mifflin County, we know of another 2 Pennsylvania communities named Anderson. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clearfield and Washington County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 70 communities that are also named Anderson - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California, Georgia (7), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan (8), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee (5), Texas, Virginia, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (3).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anderson. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anderson. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anderson.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Anderson:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anderson ...

Looking for more information about Anderson? 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.

Looking for more information about Anderson? 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 Anderson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Anderson.

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About Mifflin County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mifflin County: www.co.mifflin.pa.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anderson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anderson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anderson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5398, Longitude: -77.6455     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Anderson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Anderson.

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