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Welcome to Schuylkill Haven ...

Schuylkill Haven is located in Schuylkill County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Schuylkill Haven has a population of 5,106 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Schuylkill Haven.

Schuylkill Haven is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Schuylkill Haven had an population of 5,106 people. This is a decrease of 6.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Schuylkill Haven had a population of 5,437 people. This makes Schuylkill Haven the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Schuylkill Haven represents 0.04% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 174th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,437 people, the population of Schuylkill Haven decreased 2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,548 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Schuylkill Haven.

Communities near Schuylkill Haven ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Schuylkill Haven.

  • Tamaqua
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tamaqua
    • Tamaqua lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Schuylkill Haven.
    • 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
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Carmel
    • Mount Carmel lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Schuylkill Haven.
    • 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>
  • Shenandoah
  • Hamburg
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamburg
    • Hamburg lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Schuylkill Haven.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,445 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamburg<6>
  • Minersville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minersville
    • Minersville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Schuylkill Haven.
    • 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
  • Frackville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frackville
    • Frackville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Schuylkill Haven.
    • 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>
  • Myerstown
  • Womelsdorf
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womelsdorf
    • Womelsdorf lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Schuylkill Haven.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,888 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Womelsdorf<6>
  • Saint Clair

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Schuylkill Haven. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Schuylkill Haven.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Schuylkill Haven ...

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

Adding Schuylkill Haven to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Schuylkill Haven 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 that we've found for Schuylkill Haven was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Schuylkill Haven in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Schuylkill Haven.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Schuylkill Haven. 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 Schuylkill Haven.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Schuylkill Haven - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Schuylkill Haven) 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 Schuylkill Haven. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Schuylkill HavenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Schuylkill Haven. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6290, Longitude: -76.1724       In this case, the coordinates for Schuylkill Haven 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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