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Welcome to De Turksville ...

De Turksville is located in Schuylkill County<1>.

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

De Turksville is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near De Turksville ...

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

  • Lebanon [Lebanon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lebanon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
    • Lebanon [Lebanon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of De Turksville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,879 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<5>
  • Pottsville [Schuylkill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pottsville
    • Pottsville [Schuylkill County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of De Turksville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,475 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottsville<5>
  • Shamokin [Northumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shamokin
    • Shamokin [Northumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of De Turksville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,952 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shamokin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shamokin<5>
  • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Carmel
    • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of De Turksville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,724 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Carmel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Carmel<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schuylkill Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schuylkill Haven
      • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of De Turksville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,106 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schuylkill Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schuylkill Haven<5>
    • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shenandoah
      • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of De Turksville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,760 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shenandoah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah<5>
    • Hamburg [Berks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamburg
      • Hamburg [Berks County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of De Turksville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,355 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamburg<5>
    • Minersville [Schuylkill County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minersville
      • Minersville [Schuylkill County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of De Turksville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,157 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minersville<5>
    • Mahanoy City [Schuylkill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mahanoy City
      • Mahanoy City [Schuylkill County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of De Turksville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,944 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mahanoy City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mahanoy City<5>
    • Frackville [Schuylkill County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frackville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frackville
      • Frackville [Schuylkill County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of De Turksville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frackville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frackville<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 De Turksville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for De Turksville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for De Turksville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Pennsylvania

About Schuylkill County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for De Turksville. 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 De Turksville - 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- De Turksville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in De Turksville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5768, Longitude: -76.3302       In this case, the coordinates for De Turksville 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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