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Welcome to Frackville ...

Frackville is located in Schuylkill County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Frackville has a population of 3,611 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Frackville.

Frackville is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Frackville had an population of 3,611 people. This is a decrease of 5.1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Frackville had a population of 3,805 people. This makes Frackville the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Frackville represents 0.03% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 266th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,805 people, the population of Frackville decreased 12.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,361 people).

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

Communities near Frackville ...

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

  • Hazleton [Luzerne County]
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    • Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Frackville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,809 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazleton<6>
  • Bloomsburg [Columbia County]
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    • Bloomsburg [Columbia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Frackville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,749 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomsburg<6>
  • Pottsville [Schuylkill County]
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    • Pottsville [Schuylkill County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Frackville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,409 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottsville<6>
  • Berwick [Columbia County]
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    • Berwick [Columbia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Frackville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,855 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berwick<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shamokin [Northumberland County]
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      • Shamokin [Northumberland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Frackville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,909 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shamokin<6>
    • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County]
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      • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Frackville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,633 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tamaqua 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 Tamaqua<6>
    • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County]
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      • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Frackville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,708 people
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Carmel<6>
    • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County]
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      • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Frackville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,086 people
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schuylkill Haven<6>
    • West Hazleton [Luzerne County]
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      • West Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Frackville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,318 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hazleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Minersville [Schuylkill County]
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      • Minersville [Schuylkill County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Frackville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,133 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Minersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minersville<6>

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 Frackville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Frackville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Frackville ...

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

Adding Frackville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Schuylkill County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Frackville. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Frackville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Frackville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Frackville) 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 Frackville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FrackvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Frackville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7831, Longitude: -76.2313       In this case, the coordinates for Frackville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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