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Welcome to Milroy ...

Milroy is located in Mifflin County<1>.

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

Milroy is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Milroy lies within the (717) area code.

Communities Also Named Milroy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Milroy - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Dakota and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Milroy ...

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

  • State College [Centre County]
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    • State College [Centre County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Milroy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,366 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on State College
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for State College<5>
  • Lewistown [Mifflin County]
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    • Lewistown [Mifflin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Milroy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewistown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewistown<5>
  • Bellefonte [Centre County]
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    • Bellefonte [Centre County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Milroy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,188 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellefonte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellefonte<5>
  • Burnham [Mifflin County]
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    • Burnham [Mifflin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Milroy
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnham<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Centre Hall [Centre County]
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      • Centre Hall [Centre County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Milroy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,216 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centre Hall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre Hall<5>
    • Milesburg [Centre County]
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      • Milesburg [Centre County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Milroy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,064 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milesburg<5>
    • McClure [Snyder County]
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      • McClure [Snyder County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Milroy
      • 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]
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      • Mifflintown [Juniata County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Milroy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 903 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mifflintown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mifflintown<5>
    • Port Royal [Juniata County]
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      • Port Royal [Juniata County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Milroy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 900 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Royal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Royal<5>
    • Millheim [Centre County]
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      • Millheim [Centre County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Milroy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 876 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millheim have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millheim
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millheim<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milroy ...

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

Adding Milroy to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Milroy on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Pennsylvania (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Mifflin County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Milroy. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milroy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Milroy) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Milroy. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MilroyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milroy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7140, Longitude: -77.5906       In this case, the coordinates for Milroy 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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