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Welcome to Knousetown ...

Knousetown is located in Juniata County<1>.

Knousetown is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Knousetown lies within the (717) area code.

Communities near Knousetown ...

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

  • Selinsgrove [Snyder County]
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    • Selinsgrove [Snyder County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Knousetown
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selinsgrove<5>
  • Mifflinburg [Union County]
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    • Mifflinburg [Union County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Knousetown
    • 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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  • Millersburg [Dauphin County]
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    • Millersburg [Dauphin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Knousetown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,514 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millersburg 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 Millersburg<5>
  • Shamokin Dam [Snyder County]
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    • Shamokin Dam [Snyder County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Knousetown
    • 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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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newport [Perry County]
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      • Newport [Perry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Knousetown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,585 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<5>
    • Elizabethville [Dauphin County]
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      • Elizabethville [Dauphin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Knousetown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,492 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethville 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 Elizabethville<5>
    • Duncannon [Perry County]
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      • Duncannon [Perry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Knousetown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,481 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duncannon 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 Duncannon<5>
    • Middleburg [Snyder County]
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      • Middleburg [Snyder County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Knousetown
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleburg<5>
    • Bloomfield [Allegheny County]
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      • Bloomfield [Allegheny County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Knousetown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomfield have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Beavertown [Snyder County]
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      • Beavertown [Snyder County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Knousetown
      • 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>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Knousetown ...

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

Adding Knousetown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Juniata County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Juniata County: www.co.juniata.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 Juniata, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Knousetown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Knousetown) 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 Knousetown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KnousetownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Knousetown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6568, Longitude: -77.0780    
<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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