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Welcome to Hegins ...

Hegins is located in Schuylkill County<1>.

Hegins is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Hegins: (570)

The ZIP code for Hegins: 17938<3>

Communities near Hegins ...

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

  • Pottsville [Schuylkill County]
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    • Pottsville [Schuylkill County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Hegins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,409 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottsville<5>
  • Shamokin [Northumberland County]
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    • Shamokin [Northumberland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Hegins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,909 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shamokin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shamokin<5>
  • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County]
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    • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Hegins
    • 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Carmel<5>
  • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County]
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    • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Hegins
    • 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schuylkill Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schuylkill Haven<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County]
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      • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Hegins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,738 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah<5>
    • Minersville [Schuylkill County]
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      • Minersville [Schuylkill County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Hegins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,133 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minersville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minersville<5>
    • Frackville [Schuylkill County]
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      • Frackville [Schuylkill County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Hegins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,598 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frackville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frackville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frackville<5>
    • Saint Clair [Schuylkill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Clair
      • Saint Clair [Schuylkill County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Hegins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,823 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Clair
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Clair<5>
    • Kulpmont [Northumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kulpmont
      • Kulpmont [Northumberland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Hegins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,735 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kulpmont have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kulpmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kulpmont<5>
    • Ashland [Schuylkill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Schuylkill County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Hegins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,668 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hegins ...

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

Adding Hegins to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hegins. 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 Hegins - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Hegins). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hegins or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hegins) 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 Hegins. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HeginsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hegins. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6515, Longitude: -76.4977    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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