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Welcome to Mifflintown ...

Mifflintown is located in Juniata County<1> and is the County Seat for Juniata County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mifflintown has a population of 911 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Mifflintown is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mifflintown is within the boundaries of the (717) area code.

The ZIP code for Mifflintown: 17059<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mifflintown had an population of 911 people. This is a decrease of 2.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mifflintown had a population of 936 people. This makes Mifflintown the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 936 people, the population of Mifflintown increased 8.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 861 people).

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

Communities near Mifflintown ...

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

  • Lewistown (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
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    • Lewistown lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Mifflintown and is located in Mifflin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewistown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewistown<6>
  • Burnham (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
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    • Burnham lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Mifflintown and is located in Mifflin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,984 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnham have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnham<6>
  • Newport (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
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    • Newport lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Mifflintown and is located in Perry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,585 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<6>
  • Bloomfield (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
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    • Bloomfield lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Mifflintown and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,255 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Beavertown (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
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    • Beavertown lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Mifflintown and is located in Snyder County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 958 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beavertown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beavertown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beavertown<6>
  • McClure (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
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    • McClure lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Mifflintown and is located in Snyder County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 919 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McClure have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McClure
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McClure<6>
  • Millerstown (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millerstown
    • Millerstown lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Mifflintown and is located in Perry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 674 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millerstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millerstown<6>
  • Thompsontown (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompsontown
    • Thompsontown lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Mifflintown and is located in Juniata County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 660 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompsontown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompsontown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thompsontown<6>
  • Juniata Terrace (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniata Terrace
    • Juniata Terrace lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Mifflintown and is located in Mifflin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 533 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Juniata Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juniata Terrace
  • McVeytown (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McVeytown
    • McVeytown lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Mifflintown and is located in Mifflin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McVeytown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McVeytown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McVeytown<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mifflintown. Our list includes 29 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mifflintown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mifflintown ...

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

Adding Mifflintown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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About Juniata County

About Pennsylvania

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mifflintown. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mifflintown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mifflintown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Mifflintown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mifflintown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Mifflintown) 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 Mifflintown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MifflintownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mifflintown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5703, Longitude: -77.3950    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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