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Welcome to Minersville ...

Minersville is located in Schuylkill County<1>.

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.

  • Shamokin [Northumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shamokin
    • Shamokin [Northumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Minersville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,909 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shamokin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shamokin<6>
  • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County]
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    • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Minersville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,633 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tamaqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tamaqua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tamaqua<6>
  • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County]
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    • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Minersville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,708 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Carmel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Carmel<6>
  • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County]
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    • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Minersville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,086 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schuylkill Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schuylkill Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schuylkill Haven<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County]
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      • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Minersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,738 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shenandoah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah<6>
    • Hamburg [Berks County]
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      • Hamburg [Berks County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Minersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,445 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamburg<6>
    • Mahanoy City [Schuylkill County]
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      • Mahanoy City [Schuylkill County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Minersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,928 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mahanoy City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mahanoy City<6>
    • Frackville [Schuylkill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frackville
      • Frackville [Schuylkill County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Minersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,598 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frackville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frackville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frackville<6>
    • Orwigsburg [Schuylkill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orwigsburg
      • Orwigsburg [Schuylkill County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Minersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,943 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orwigsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orwigsburg<6>
    • Saint Clair [Schuylkill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Clair
      • Saint Clair [Schuylkill County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Minersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,823 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Clair
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Clair<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 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.

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About Schuylkill County

About Pennsylvania

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Schuylkill, 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 Minersville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Minersville - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Minersville) 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 Minersville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MinersvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minersville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6906, Longitude: -76.2608       In this case, the coordinates for Minersville 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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