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Welcome to Mainesburg ...

Mainesburg is located in Tioga County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Mainesburg, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Mainesburg is 1,390 feet [424 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Mainesburg: 16932<3>

Communities near Mainesburg ...

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

  • Wellsboro
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellsboro
    • Wellsboro is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,205 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellsboro <5>
  • Mansfield
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
    • Mansfield is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,972 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield <5>
  • Canton
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Blossburg
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Troy
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
    • Troy is located in Bradford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,229 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy <5>
  • Tioga
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Lawrenceville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrenceville
    • Lawrenceville is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 633 people
  • Liberty
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
    • Liberty is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 230 people
  • Sylvania
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvania
    • Sylvania is located in Bradford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 209 people
  • Roseville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseville
    • Roseville is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 184 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mainesburg ...

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

Adding Mainesburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mainesburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Mainesburg was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Mainesburg.

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

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 Tioga, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mainesburg - 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 Mainesburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mainesburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 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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