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Welcome to Mexico ...

Mexico is located in Juniata County<1>.

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

Mexico is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Mexico: (717)

Communities Also Named Mexico ...

While we believe that this Mexico is located in Juniata County, we know of another 2 Pennsylvania communities named Mexico. Those communities are located in the following counties: Berks and Montour County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 15 communities that are also named Mexico - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland (2), Missouri, New York, Ohio (2), South Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Mexico ...

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

  • Lewistown [Mifflin County]
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    • Lewistown [Mifflin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Mexico
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewistown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewistown<5>
  • Burnham [Mifflin County]
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    • Burnham [Mifflin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Mexico
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,984 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnham<5>
  • Newport [Perry County]
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    • Newport [Perry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Mexico
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,585 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<5>
  • Duncannon [Perry County]
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    • Duncannon [Perry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Mexico
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,481 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duncannon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duncannon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncannon<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bloomfield [Allegheny County]
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      • Bloomfield [Allegheny County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Mexico
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
    • Beavertown [Snyder County]
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      • Beavertown [Snyder County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Mexico
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 958 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beavertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beavertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beavertown<5>
    • Liverpool [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liverpool
      • Liverpool [Perry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Mexico
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 957 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liverpool have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liverpool
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liverpool<5>
    • McClure [Snyder County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McClure
      • McClure [Snyder County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Mexico
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McClure have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McClure
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McClure<5>
    • Mifflintown [Juniata County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mifflintown
      • Mifflintown [Juniata County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Mexico
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 903 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mifflintown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mifflintown<5>
    • Millerstown [Perry County]

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 Mexico. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mexico.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mexico ...

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

Adding Mexico to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Juniata County: www.co.juniata.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 Juniata, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mexico - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mexico) 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 Mexico. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MexicoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mexico. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5376, Longitude: -77.3533       In this case, the coordinates for Mexico have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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