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Welcome to Glen Iron ...

Glen Iron is located in Union County<1>.

Glen Iron is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Glen Iron is located in the (570) area code.

Communities near Glen Iron ...

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

  • Selinsgrove [Snyder County]
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    • Selinsgrove [Snyder County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Glen Iron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,913 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selinsgrove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selinsgrove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selinsgrove<5>
  • Lewisburg [Union County]
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    • Lewisburg [Union County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Glen Iron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,687 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<5>
  • Mifflinburg [Union County]
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    • Mifflinburg [Union County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Glen Iron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,445 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mifflinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mifflinburg<5>
  • Shamokin Dam [Snyder County]
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    • Shamokin Dam [Snyder County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Glen Iron
    • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shamokin Dam<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Middleburg [Snyder County]
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      • Middleburg [Snyder County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Glen Iron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,262 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleburg<5>
    • Beavertown [Snyder County]
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      • Beavertown [Snyder County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Glen Iron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 958 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beavertown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beavertown<5>
    • McClure [Snyder County]
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      • McClure [Snyder County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Glen Iron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McClure have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McClure
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McClure<5>
    • Millheim [Centre County]
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      • Millheim [Centre County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Glen Iron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 876 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millheim have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millheim
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millheim<5>
    • New Berlin [Union County]
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      • New Berlin [Union County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Glen Iron
      • Estimated population in 2015: 867 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Berlin have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Berlin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Berlin<5>
    • Freeburg [Snyder County]
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      • Freeburg [Snyder County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Glen Iron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 566 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Glen Iron. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glen Iron.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glen Iron ...

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

Adding Glen Iron to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Union County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Union County: www.unionco.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 Union, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glen Iron - 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- Glen Iron) 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 Glen Iron. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glen IronOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen Iron. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8680, Longitude: -77.1995    
<4>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.
<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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