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Welcome to Minersville ...
The location of Minersville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Minersville has a population of 4,149 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Minersville.
Minersville is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Minersville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Minersville had an population of 4,149 people. This is a decrease of 5.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.85% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Minersville had a population of 4,397 people. This makes Minersville the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Minersville represents 0.03% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 228th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,397 people, the population of Minersville decreased 3.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,552 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Minersville.
Communities Also Named Minersville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Minersville: This one is located in Schuylkill County and the other is located in Cambria County.
Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 12 communities that are also named Minersville - they are located in California, Kansas (2), Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Minersville.
Communities near Minersville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Minersville.
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 Minersville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Minersville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Minersville. 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 Minersville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Minersville. See our Newspapers Page for Minersville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Minersville ...
Looking for more information about Minersville? 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 Minersville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Minersville.
Adding Minersville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Minersville 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 Minersville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Minersville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Minersville on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Minersville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Schuylkill County: www.co.schuylkill.pa.us/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 09 Aug 2022