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Welcome to Harrisville ...

Harrisville is located in Butler County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Harrisville has a population of 861 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Harrisville is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harrisville had an population of 861 people. This is a decrease of 4.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harrisville had a population of 897 people. This makes Harrisville the county's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 897 people, the population of Harrisville increased 1.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 883 people).

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

Communities Also Named Harrisville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Harrisville - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Harrisville ...

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

  • New Castle [Lawrence County]
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    • New Castle [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Harrisville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<6>
  • Butler [Butler County]
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    • Butler [Butler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Harrisville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,847 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butler<6>
  • Slippery Rock [Butler County]
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    • Slippery Rock [Butler County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Harrisville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,508 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slippery Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slippery Rock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slippery Rock<6>
  • New Wilmington [Lawrence County]
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    • New Wilmington [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Harrisville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,205 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Wilmington 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 New Wilmington<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mercer [Mercer County]
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      • Mercer [Mercer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Harrisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,865 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mercer<6>
    • Prospect [Butler County]
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      • Prospect [Butler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Harrisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,112 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prospect 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 Prospect<6>
    • Stoneboro [Mercer County]
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      • Stoneboro [Mercer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Harrisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 974 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stoneboro<6>
    • Chicora [Butler County]
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      • Chicora [Butler County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Harrisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 956 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chicora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chicora<6>
    • Parker [Armstrong County]
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      • Parker [Armstrong County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Harrisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 793 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parker<6>
    • Polk [Venango County]
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      • Polk [Venango County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Harrisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 768 people
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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 Harrisville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Harrisville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harrisville ...

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

Adding Harrisville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Harrisville 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 Harrisville was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Harrisville in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Butler County

About Pennsylvania

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

The official website for Butler County: www.co.butler.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 Butler, 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 Harrisville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harrisville - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Harrisville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Harrisville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HarrisvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harrisville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1373, Longitude: -80.0078       In this case, the coordinates for Harrisville 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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