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Welcome to Malta ...

Malta is located in Northumberland County<1>.

Malta is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Malta lies within the (570) area code.

Communities Also Named Malta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Malta - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Montana (2), New York, Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Malta ...

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

  • Sunbury [Northumberland County]
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    • Sunbury [Northumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Malta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,322 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunbury have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunbury<5>
  • Selinsgrove [Snyder County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selinsgrove
    • Selinsgrove [Snyder County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Malta
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selinsgrove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selinsgrove<5>
  • Marysville [Perry County]
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    • Marysville [Perry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Malta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,553 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marysville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marysville<5>
  • Millersburg [Dauphin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millersburg
    • Millersburg [Dauphin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Malta
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millersburg<5>
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    • Lykens [Dauphin County]
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      • Lykens [Dauphin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,771 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lykens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lykens<5>
    • Shamokin Dam [Snyder County]
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      • Shamokin Dam [Snyder County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Malta
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shamokin Dam
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shamokin Dam<5>
    • Newport [Perry County]
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      • Newport [Perry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,585 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<5>
    • Elizabethville [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethville
      • Elizabethville [Dauphin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Malta
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethville<5>
    • Duncannon [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duncannon
      • Duncannon [Perry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Malta
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duncannon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncannon<5>
    • Williamstown [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamstown
      • Williamstown [Dauphin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,386 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamstown<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 Malta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Malta.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Malta ...

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

Adding Malta to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Northumberland County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Northumberland County: www.northumberlandco.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 Northumberland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Malta - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Malta) 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 Malta. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MaltaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Malta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6178, Longitude: -76.9090    
<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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