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Welcome to Mount Union ...

Mount Union is located in Huntingdon County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Mount Union, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1833.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Union: Mt. Union

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Union has a population of 2,335 people<2> (see below for details).

Mount Union is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Mount Union: (814)

The ZIP code for Mount Union: 17066<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Union had an population of 2,335 people. This is a decrease of 4.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Union had a population of 2,447 people (or 5.33% of the total population of Huntingdon County). This makes Mount Union the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Mount Union represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 382nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,447 people, the population of Mount Union decreased 2.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,504 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mount Union ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Mount Union: This one is located in Huntingdon County and the other is located in Franklin County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 12 communities that are also named Mount Union - they are located in Alabama, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Ohio (2), Tennessee (2), Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Mount Union ...

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

  • Huntingdon
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Todd
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Todd
    • Todd is located in Huntingdon County
  • Williamsburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsburg
    • Williamsburg is located in Blair County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,167 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsburg <5>
  • Petersburg
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petersburg
    • Petersburg is located in Huntingdon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 460 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petersburg <5>
  • Broad Top City
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broad Top City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broad Top City
    • Broad Top City is located in Huntingdon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 443 people
  • Three Springs
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Orbisonia
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • Rockhill
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockhill
    • Rockhill is located in Huntingdon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 361 people
    • Rockhill has also been known as:
    • Rockhill Furnace
  • McVeytown
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McVeytown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McVeytown
    • McVeytown is located in Mifflin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McVeytown <5>
  • Saltillo
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltillo
    • Saltillo is located in Huntingdon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 328 people

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Union. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mount Union.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Union ...

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

Adding Mount Union to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mount Union in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Mount Union was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Mount Union post office opened in 1833.

We also found Mount Union in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Mount Union.

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

The official website for Huntingdon County: www.huntingdoncounty.net/

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 Huntingdon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Union.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Union - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Mount Union). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mount Union or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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