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Welcome to Marklesburg ...

Marklesburg is located in Huntingdon County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Marklesburg has a population of 196 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Marklesburg.

Marklesburg is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Marklesburg: (814)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Marklesburg had an population of 196 people. This is a decrease of 3.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.26% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Marklesburg had a population of 204 people. This makes Marklesburg the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 204 people, the population of Marklesburg decreased 5.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 216 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Marklesburg.

Communities near Marklesburg ...

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

  • Altoona [Blair County]
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    • Altoona [Blair County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Marklesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,989 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<5>
  • Huntingdon [Huntingdon County]
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    • Huntingdon [Huntingdon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Marklesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,879 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntingdon 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 Huntingdon<5>
  • Hollidaysburg [Blair County]
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    • Hollidaysburg [Blair County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Marklesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,632 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollidaysburg<5>
  • Roaring Spring [Blair County]
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    • Roaring Spring [Blair County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Marklesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,399 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roaring Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Union [Huntingdon County]
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      • Mount Union [Huntingdon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Marklesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,312 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Union<5>
    • Martinsburg [Blair County]
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      • Martinsburg [Blair County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Marklesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,858 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bellwood [Blair County]
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      • Bellwood [Blair County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Marklesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,751 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Todd [Huntingdon County]
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      • Todd [Huntingdon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Marklesburg
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    • Williamsburg [Blair County]
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      • Williamsburg [Blair County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Marklesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,167 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Duncansville [Blair County]
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      • Duncansville [Blair County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Marklesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duncansville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 Marklesburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Marklesburg.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marklesburg ...

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

Adding Marklesburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Huntingdon County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Huntingdon County: www.huntingdoncounty.net/

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 Huntingdon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Marklesburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Marklesburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Marklesburg) 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 Marklesburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MarklesburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marklesburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3843, Longitude: -78.1716    
<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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