A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Mars ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Mars has a population of 1,612 people<2> (see below for details).
Mars was settled in 1873 and was incorporated March 6, 1895.
The community of Mars was previously named Overbrook. Going back to its beginning, Mars was originally named Overbrook. For more information about the names of Mars, see The Names of Mars on our Genealogy Page.
Mars is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Mars lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Mars: (724) and (874)<4>
The ZIP code for Mars: 16046<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mars had an population of 1,612 people. This is a decrease of 5.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.67% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mars had a population of 1,699 people. This makes Mars the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Mars represents 0.01% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 475th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,699 people, the population of Mars decreased 2.69% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,746 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mars.
Adding Mars to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Mars in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Mars elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mars on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Mars ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Mars - they are located in California, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Nebraska and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mars.
Communities near Mars ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mars.
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 Mars. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mars.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mars. 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 Mars.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mars. See our Newspapers Page for Mars.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mars ...
Looking for more information about Mars? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Mars, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mars.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mars. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Butler County: www.co.butler.pa.us/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2021