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Welcome to Friedensburg ...

Friedensburg is located in Schuylkill County<1>.

Friedensburg is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near Friedensburg ...

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

  • Pottsville [Schuylkill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pottsville
    • Pottsville [Schuylkill County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Friedensburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,475 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottsville<4>
  • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County]
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    • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Friedensburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,664 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tamaqua have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tamaqua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tamaqua<4>
  • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County]
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    • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Friedensburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,724 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Carmel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Carmel<4>
  • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schuylkill Haven
    • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Friedensburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,106 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schuylkill Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schuylkill Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schuylkill Haven<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County]
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      • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Friedensburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,760 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah<4>
    • Hamburg [Berks County]
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      • Hamburg [Berks County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Friedensburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,355 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamburg<4>
    • Minersville [Schuylkill County]
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      • Minersville [Schuylkill County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Friedensburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,157 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minersville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minersville<4>
    • Mahanoy City [Schuylkill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mahanoy City
      • Mahanoy City [Schuylkill County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Friedensburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,944 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mahanoy City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mahanoy City<4>
    • Frackville [Schuylkill County]
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      • Frackville [Schuylkill County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Friedensburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,611 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frackville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frackville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frackville<4>
    • Myerstown [Lebanon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myerstown
      • Myerstown [Lebanon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Friedensburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,251 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myerstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myerstown<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Friedensburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Schuylkill County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Friedensburg. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Friedensburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Friedensburg) 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 Friedensburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Friedensburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Friedensburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6029, Longitude: -76.2403    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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