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The location of Anthracite









Welcome to Anthracite ...

Anthracite is located in Lebanon County.

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

Anthracite is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Anthracite is within the (717) area code.

Communities near Anthracite ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Columbia   [Map]   10,432   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Elizabethtown   [Map]   11,586   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ephrata   [Map]   13,885   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lancaster   [Map]   59,708   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lebanon   [Map]   25,770   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lititz   [Map]   9,415   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Anthracite ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Anthracite - they are located in Alberta and Colorado.

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

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 Anthracite. 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 Anthracite. 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 Anthracite.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anthracite ...

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

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About Lebanon County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lebanon County: www.lebcounty.org/

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 Anthracite - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anthracite) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anthracite. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2743, Longitude: -76.3980     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Anthracite 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 Anthracite.

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