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Welcome to Milton ...

Milton is located in Northumberland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Milton has a population of 6,590 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Milton is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Milton lies within the (570) area code.

Websites for Milton ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.miltonpa.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Milton, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Milton had an population of 6,590 people. This is a decrease of 6.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milton had a population of 7,042 people (which is 7.45% of the total population of Northumberland County). This makes Milton the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Milton represents 0.06% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 121st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,042 people, the population of Milton increased 5.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,650 people).

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

Communities Also Named Milton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Milton: This one is located in Northumberland County and the other is located in Armstrong County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 67 communities that are also named Milton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (6), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Milton ...

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

  • Williamsport [Lycoming County]
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    • Williamsport [Lycoming County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,156 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsport<6>
  • Sunbury [Northumberland County]
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    • Sunbury [Northumberland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,322 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunbury<6>
  • South Williamsport [Lycoming County]
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    • South Williamsport [Lycoming County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,064 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Williamsport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Williamsport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Williamsport<6>
  • Selinsgrove [Snyder County]
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    • Selinsgrove [Snyder County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,913 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selinsgrove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selinsgrove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selinsgrove<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Danville [Montour County]
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      • Danville [Montour County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,595 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<6>
    • Montoursville [Lycoming County]
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      • Montoursville [Lycoming County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,393 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montoursville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montoursville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montoursville<6>
    • Northumberland [Northumberland County]
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      • Northumberland [Northumberland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,570 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northumberland<6>
    • Mifflinburg [Union County]
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      • Mifflinburg [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,445 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mifflinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mifflinburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mifflinburg<6>
    • Kulpmont [Northumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kulpmont
      • Kulpmont [Northumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,735 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kulpmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kulpmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kulpmont<6>
    • Muncy [Lycoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muncy
      • Muncy [Lycoming County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,406 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muncy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Muncy<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 Milton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Milton.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Milton. Our list includes 22 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Milton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milton ...

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

Adding Milton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Northumberland County

About Pennsylvania

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

The official website for Northumberland County: www.northumberlandco.org/

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 Northumberland, 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 Milton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milton - 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- Milton) 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 Milton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MiltonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0181, Longitude: -76.8408       In this case, the coordinates for Milton 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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