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About Dark Water (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Schuylkill County (see below)

Time Zone: Dark Water lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)

Elevation: 880 feet [268.22 m] above sea level<1>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Dark Water:

Lat:   40.735400°   (or 40°44'7" N)

Lon:   -76.199700°   (or -76°11'58" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Pottsville<3>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Dark Water

GNIS ID:   1172950

FIPS State / Place Code:   42 / 18176

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Dark Water)


About Schuylkill County

The community of Pottsville is the County Seat for Schuylkill County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Schuylkill)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<4>     141,359   (4.67% decrease since 2010)  
2010     148,289   (1.36% decrease since 2000)
2000:     150,336

Total Area:<5>   782 sq. miles [2,027.5 km²]

Housing Units: <6>   69,323

Official Website:   www.co.schuylkill.pa.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Schuylkill

GNIS ID:   1213685

FIPS State / County Code:   42 / 107

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Dark Water)


About Pennsylvania

From the US Census

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     12,801,989   (0.78% increase since 2010)  
2010:     12,702,379   (3.43% increase since 2000)
2000:     12,281,054

Websites for State of Pennsylvania

Official Website:   https://www.pa.gov/

Tourism:   https://visitpa.com/

Parks:   https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/StateParks/

Fishing:   https://www.fishandboat.com/

Hunting:   https://www.pgc.pa.gov/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Pennsylvania

GNIS ID:   1779798

FIPS State:   42

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Dark Water)

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dark Water - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Dark Water, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<3>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Dark Water.
<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Dark Water. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).




 

 

 


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