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Welcome to McVeytown ...

McVeytown is located in Mifflin County<1>.

The location of McVeytown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, McVeytown has a population of 331 people<3> (see below for details).

McVeytown is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

McVeytown is located in the (717) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, McVeytown had an population of 331 people. This is a decrease of 3.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, McVeytown had a population of 342 people. This makes McVeytown the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 342 people, the population of McVeytown decreased 15.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 405 people).

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

Communities near McVeytown ...

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

  • Lewistown [Mifflin County]
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    • Lewistown [Mifflin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of McVeytown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,125 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewistown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewistown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewistown<6>
  • Huntingdon [Huntingdon County]
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    • Huntingdon [Huntingdon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of McVeytown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,937 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntingdon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntingdon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntingdon<6>
  • Mount Union [Huntingdon County]
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    • Mount Union [Huntingdon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of McVeytown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,339 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Union<6>
  • Burnham [Mifflin County]
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    • Burnham [Mifflin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of McVeytown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnham<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mifflintown [Juniata County]
    • Port Royal [Juniata County]
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      • Port Royal [Juniata County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of McVeytown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 908 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Royal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Royal<6>
    • Mifflin [Juniata County]
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      • Mifflin [Juniata County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of McVeytown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 620 people
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    • Juniata Terrace [Mifflin County]
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      • Juniata Terrace [Mifflin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of McVeytown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 535 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Juniata Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Petersburg [Huntingdon County]
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      • Petersburg [Huntingdon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of McVeytown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petersburg<6>
    • Mapleton [Huntingdon County]
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      • Mapleton [Huntingdon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of McVeytown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 414 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mapleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 McVeytown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for McVeytown.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around McVeytown. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for McVeytown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McVeytown ...

Looking for more information about McVeytown? 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 McVeytown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for McVeytown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Mifflin County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mifflin County: www.co.mifflin.pa.us/

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 Mifflin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for McVeytown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McVeytown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McVeytown) 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 McVeytown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McVeytown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McVeytown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4992, Longitude: -77.7425       In this case, the coordinates for McVeytown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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