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Welcome to Potters Mills ...

Potters Mills is located in Centre County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Potters Mills: Potters Mls. (or less commonly used: Potters Mlls.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Potters Mills for more information about variations on the name of Potters Mills.

Potters Mills is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near Potters Mills ...

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

  • State College [Centre County]
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    • State College [Centre County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Potters Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,366 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for State College<4>
  • Lewistown [Mifflin County]
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    • Lewistown [Mifflin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Potters Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,085 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewistown<4>
  • Bellefonte [Centre County]
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    • Bellefonte [Centre County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Potters Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,188 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellefonte<4>
  • Burnham [Mifflin County]
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    • Burnham [Mifflin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Potters Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,984 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnham have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Centre Hall [Centre County]
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      • Centre Hall [Centre County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Potters Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,216 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre Hall<4>
    • Milesburg [Centre County]
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      • Milesburg [Centre County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Potters Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,064 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milesburg<4>
    • McClure [Snyder County]
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      • McClure [Snyder County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Potters Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McClure have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mifflintown [Juniata County]
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      • Mifflintown [Juniata County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Potters Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 903 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mifflintown<4>
    • Millheim [Centre County]
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      • Millheim [Centre County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Potters Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 876 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millheim have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Howard [Centre County]
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      • Howard [Centre County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Potters Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 728 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howard have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Potters Mills. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Potters Mills.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Potters Mills ...

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

Adding Potters Mills to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Centre County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Centre, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Potters Mills - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Potters Mills) 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 Potters Mills. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Potters MillsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Potters Mills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7957, Longitude: -77.6253    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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