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Welcome to Andreas ...

Andreas is located in Schuylkill County<1>.

The location of Andreas has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Andreas is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Andreas ...

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

  • Allentown [Lehigh County]
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    • Allentown [Lehigh County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Andreas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 121,470 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allentown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allentown<5>
  • Hazleton [Luzerne County]
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    • Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Andreas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,809 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazleton<5>
  • Northampton [Northampton County]
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    • Northampton [Northampton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Andreas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,852 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northampton<5>
  • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County]
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    • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Andreas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,633 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tamaqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tamaqua<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Catasauqua [Lehigh County]
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      • Catasauqua [Lehigh County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Andreas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,606 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catasauqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catasauqua<5>
    • Palmerton [Carbon County]
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      • Palmerton [Carbon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Andreas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmerton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lehighton [Carbon County]
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      • Lehighton [Carbon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Andreas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,296 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lehighton<5>
    • Kutztown [Berks County]
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      • Kutztown [Berks County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Andreas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,070 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kutztown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kutztown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kutztown<5>
    • Jim Thorpe [Carbon County]
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      • Jim Thorpe [Carbon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Andreas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,650 people
      • Former names for Jim Thorpe:
      • East Mauch Chunk
      • Mauch Chunk
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jim Thorpe<5>
    • Hamburg [Berks County]
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      • Hamburg [Berks County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Andreas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,445 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamburg<5>

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 Andreas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Andreas.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Andreas. 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 Andreas.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Andreas ...

Looking for more information about Andreas? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Andreas, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Andreas.

Adding Andreas to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Andreas 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 Andreas was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

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About Schuylkill County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Schuylkill County: www.co.schuylkill.pa.us/

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 Schuylkill, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Andreas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Andreas) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Andreas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7518, Longitude: -75.7924       In this case, the coordinates for Andreas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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