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Welcome to Laurelton ...

Laurelton is located in Union County<1>.

Laurelton is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Laurelton: (570)

The ZIP code for Laurelton: 17835<3>

Communities Also Named Laurelton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Laurelton - they are located in New Jersey, New York (2) and Ohio.

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

Communities near Laurelton ...

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

  • Selinsgrove [Snyder County]
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    • Selinsgrove [Snyder County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Laurelton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,913 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selinsgrove have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selinsgrove<6>
  • Lewisburg [Union County]
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    • Lewisburg [Union County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Laurelton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,687 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<6>
  • Mifflinburg [Union County]
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    • Mifflinburg [Union County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Laurelton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,445 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mifflinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mifflinburg<6>
  • Shamokin Dam [Snyder County]
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    • Shamokin Dam [Snyder County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Laurelton
    • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shamokin Dam<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Middleburg [Snyder County]
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      • Middleburg [Snyder County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Laurelton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,262 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleburg<6>
    • Beavertown [Snyder County]
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      • Beavertown [Snyder County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Laurelton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 958 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beavertown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beavertown<6>
    • McClure [Snyder County]
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      • McClure [Snyder County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Laurelton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McClure have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McClure<6>
    • Millheim [Centre County]
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      • Millheim [Centre County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Laurelton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 876 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millheim have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millheim
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millheim<6>
    • New Berlin [Union County]
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      • New Berlin [Union County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Laurelton
      • Estimated population in 2015: 867 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Berlin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Berlin<6>
    • Freeburg [Snyder County]
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      • Freeburg [Snyder County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Laurelton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 566 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 Laurelton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Laurelton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Laurelton ...

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

Adding Laurelton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Union County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Laurelton. 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 Laurelton - 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 Laurelton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Laurelton 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- Laurelton) 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 Laurelton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LaureltonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Laurelton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8827, Longitude: -77.1989    
<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.
<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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