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Welcome to Masontown ...
The location of Masontown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Masontown has a population of 3,291 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Masontown.
Masontown is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Masontown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Masontown had an population of 3,291 people. This is a decrease of 4.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.86% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Masontown had a population of 3,450 people. This makes Masontown the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Masontown represents 0.03% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 281st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,450 people, the population of Masontown decreased 4.46% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,611 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Masontown.
Adding Masontown to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Masontown 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 Masontown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Masontown on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Masontown on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Masontown ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Masontown - they are located in Colorado, North Carolina and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Masontown.
Communities near Masontown ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Masontown.
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 Masontown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Masontown.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Masontown. 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 Masontown.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Masontown. See our Newspapers Page for Masontown.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Masontown ...
Looking for more information about Masontown? 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 Masontown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Masontown.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Masontown. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Fayette County: www.fayettepa.org
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Sep 2021