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Welcome to Milesburg ...

Milesburg is located in Centre County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Milesburg has a population of 1,077 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Milesburg is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Milesburg: 16853<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Milesburg had an population of 1,077 people. This is a decrease of 4.1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milesburg had a population of 1,123 people. This makes Milesburg the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,123 people, the population of Milesburg decreased 5.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,187 people).

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

Communities near Milesburg ...

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

  • State College [Centre County]
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    • State College [Centre County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Milesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,366 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for State College<6>
  • Mill Hall [Clinton County]
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    • Mill Hall [Clinton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Milesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,586 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Centre Hall [Centre County]
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    • Centre Hall [Centre County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Milesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,216 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centre Hall 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 Centre Hall<6>
  • Millheim [Centre County]
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    • Millheim [Centre County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Milesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 876 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millheim have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Snow Shoe [Centre County]
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      • Snow Shoe [Centre County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Milesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 758 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Shoe have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Howard [Centre County]
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      • Howard [Centre County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Milesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 728 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howard 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 Howard<6>
    • Beech Creek [Clinton County]
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      • Beech Creek [Clinton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Milesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beech Creek 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 Beech Creek<6>
    • Port Matilda [Centre County]
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      • Port Matilda [Centre County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Milesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 582 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Matilda 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 Port Matilda<6>
    • Unionville [Centre County]
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      • Unionville [Centre County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Milesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 287 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Unionville<6>
    • Pleasant Gap [Centre County]
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      • Pleasant Gap [Centre County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Milesburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Gap 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 Pleasant Gap<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 Milesburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Milesburg.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milesburg ...

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

Adding Milesburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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 Centre, 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 Milesburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milesburg - 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 Milesburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Milesburg 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Milesburg) 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 Milesburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MilesburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milesburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9431, Longitude: -77.7868    
<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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