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Welcome to Freeburg ...

Freeburg is located in Snyder County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Freeburg has a population of 566 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Freeburg is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Freeburg had an population of 566 people. This is a decrease of 1.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Freeburg had a population of 575 people. This makes Freeburg the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 575 people, the population of Freeburg decreased 1.54% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 584 people).

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

Communities Also Named Freeburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Freeburg - they are located in Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri and Ohio.

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

Communities near Freeburg ...

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

  • Sunbury [Northumberland County]
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    • Sunbury [Northumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Freeburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,322 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunbury<6>
  • Shamokin [Northumberland County]
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    • Shamokin [Northumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Freeburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,909 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shamokin<6>
  • Milton [Northumberland County]
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    • Milton [Northumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Freeburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,550 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
  • Selinsgrove [Snyder County]
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    • Selinsgrove [Snyder County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Freeburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,913 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selinsgrove 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 Selinsgrove<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lewisburg [Union County]
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      • Lewisburg [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Freeburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,687 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<6>
    • Northumberland [Northumberland County]
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      • Northumberland [Northumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Freeburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,570 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northumberland 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 Northumberland<6>
    • Mifflinburg [Union County]
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      • Mifflinburg [Union County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Freeburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,445 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mifflinburg 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 Mifflinburg<6>
    • Millersburg [Dauphin County]
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      • Millersburg [Dauphin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Freeburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,514 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millersburg 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 Millersburg<6>
    • Lykens [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lykens
      • Lykens [Dauphin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Freeburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,771 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lykens<6>
    • Shamokin Dam [Snyder County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shamokin Dam
      • Shamokin Dam [Snyder County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Freeburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,699 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shamokin Dam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shamokin Dam
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shamokin Dam<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 Freeburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Freeburg.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Freeburg. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Freeburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Freeburg ...

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

Adding Freeburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Freeburg 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 Freeburg was on a map titled Map of Pennsylvania (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Snyder County: www.snydercounty.org/

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 Snyder, 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 Freeburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Freeburg - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Freeburg) 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 Freeburg. 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 FreeburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freeburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7640, Longitude: -76.9375       In this case, the coordinates for Freeburg 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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