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Welcome to Berwick ...

Berwick is located in Columbia County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Berwick has a population of 9,903 people<2> (see below for details).

Berwick is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Berwick is within the (570) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Berwick had an population of 9,903 people. This is a decrease of 5.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Berwick had a population of 10,477 people (which is 15.57% of the total population of Columbia County). This makes Berwick the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Berwick represents 0.08% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 64th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,477 people, the population of Berwick decreased 2.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,774 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Berwick.

Communities Also Named Berwick ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Berwick - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio and Ontario.

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

Communities near Berwick ...

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

  • Hazleton [Luzerne County]
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    • Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Berwick
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,794 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazleton<5>
  • Bloomsburg [Columbia County]
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    • Bloomsburg [Columbia County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Berwick
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,811 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomsburg<5>
  • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
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    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Berwick
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,312 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanticoke<5>
  • Plymouth [Luzerne County]
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    • Plymouth [Luzerne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Berwick
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,794 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<5>
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    • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County]
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      • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Berwick
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,724 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Carmel<5>
    • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County]
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      • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Berwick
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,760 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah<5>
    • West Hazleton [Luzerne County]
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      • West Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Berwick
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,355 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hazleton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mahanoy City [Schuylkill County]
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      • Mahanoy City [Schuylkill County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Berwick
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,944 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mahanoy City<5>
    • Frackville [Schuylkill County]
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      • Frackville [Schuylkill County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Berwick
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,611 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frackville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frackville<5>
    • Freeland [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeland
      • Freeland [Luzerne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Berwick
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,424 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freeland<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 Berwick. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Berwick.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Berwick. Our list includes 29 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Berwick.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Berwick ...

Looking for more information about Berwick? 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 Berwick, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Berwick.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Berwick. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Berwick.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Berwick - 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- Berwick) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Berwick. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Berwick

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Berwick. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0578, Longitude: -76.2362    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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