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Welcome to Mount Carmel ...

Mount Carmel is located in Northumberland County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Carmel: Mt. Carmel

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Carmel has a population of 5,735 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Mount Carmel is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Mount Carmel: (570)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Carmel had an population of 5,735 people. This is a decrease of 2.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Carmel had a population of 5,893 people (or 6.23% of the total population of Northumberland County). This makes Mount Carmel the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Mount Carmel represents 0.05% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 156th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,893 people, the population of Mount Carmel decreased 7.78% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,390 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Carmel.

Communities Also Named Mount Carmel ...

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

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 57 communities that are also named Mount Carmel - they are located in Alabama (5), Arkansas (2), Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (4), Mississippi (2), Missouri, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio (3), Ontario (6), South Carolina, Tennessee (7), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Mount Carmel ...

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

  • Bloomsburg [Columbia County]
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    • Bloomsburg [Columbia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Mount Carmel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,749 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomsburg<6>
  • Pottsville [Schuylkill County]
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    • Pottsville [Schuylkill County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Carmel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,409 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottsville<6>
  • Berwick [Columbia County]
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    • Berwick [Columbia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Carmel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,855 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berwick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berwick<6>
  • Sunbury [Northumberland County]
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    • Sunbury [Northumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Mount Carmel
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shamokin [Northumberland County]
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      • Shamokin [Northumberland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Mount Carmel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,909 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shamokin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shamokin<6>
    • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schuylkill Haven
      • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Carmel
      • 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>
    • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County]
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      • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Mount Carmel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,738 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shenandoah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah<6>
    • Danville [Montour County]
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      • Danville [Montour County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Carmel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,595 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<6>
    • Minersville [Schuylkill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minersville
      • Minersville [Schuylkill County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Carmel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,133 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minersville<6>
    • Mahanoy City [Schuylkill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mahanoy City
      • Mahanoy City [Schuylkill County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Mount Carmel
      • 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>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Carmel ...

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

Adding Mount Carmel to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Northumberland County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Carmel. 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 Mount Carmel.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Carmel - 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- Mount Carmel) 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 Mount Carmel. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount CarmelOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Carmel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8070, Longitude: -76.4175       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Carmel 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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