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Welcome to Ararat ...

Ararat is located in Susquehanna County<1>.

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

Ararat is 2,020 feet [616 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Ararat: (570)

Adding Ararat to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Ararat ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Ararat - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

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

Communities near Ararat ...

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

  • Carbondale [Lackawanna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale [Lackawanna County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Ararat
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<5>
  • Windsor [Broome County]
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    • Windsor [Broome County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Ararat
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,886 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
  • Sanford [Broome County]
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    • Sanford [Broome County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Ararat
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,290 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanford
  • Forest City [Susquehanna County]
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    • Forest City [Susquehanna County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Ararat
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,741 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mayfield [Lackawanna County]
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      • Mayfield [Lackawanna County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Ararat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,695 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayfield 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 Mayfield<5>
    • Deposit [Delaware County]
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      • Deposit [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Ararat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,571 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deposit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Deposit [Broome County]
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      • Deposit [Broome County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Ararat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,522 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deposit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deposit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deposit<5>
    • Susquehanna Depot [Susquehanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Susquehanna Depot
      • Susquehanna Depot [Susquehanna County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Ararat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,513 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Susquehanna Depot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Montrose [Susquehanna County]
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      • Montrose [Susquehanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Ararat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,477 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montrose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montrose<5>
    • Waymart [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waymart
      • Waymart [Wayne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Ararat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,269 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waymart
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waymart<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 Ararat. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ararat.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ararat ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Susquehanna County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Susquehanna County: www.susquehanna.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 Susquehanna, 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 Ararat - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Ararat) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ararat. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8295, Longitude: -75.5246       In this case, the coordinates for Ararat 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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