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Welcome to Selinsgrove ...

Selinsgrove is located in Snyder County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Selinsgrove has a population of 5,926 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Selinsgrove is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Selinsgrove ...

Official Website: www.selinsgrove.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Selinsgrove had an population of 5,926 people. This is an increase of 4.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Selinsgrove had a population of 5,654 people (or 14.24% of the total population of Snyder County). This makes Selinsgrove the county's most populous community.

The population of Selinsgrove represents 0.04% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 165th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,654 people, the population of Selinsgrove increased 5.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,383 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Selinsgrove.

Communities near Selinsgrove ...

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

  • Sunbury [Northumberland County]
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    • Sunbury [Northumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Selinsgrove
    • 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>
  • Shamokin [Northumberland County]
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    • Shamokin [Northumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Selinsgrove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,909 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shamokin<6>
  • Milton [Northumberland County]
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    • Milton [Northumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Selinsgrove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,550 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
  • Lewisburg [Union County]
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    • Lewisburg [Union County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Selinsgrove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,687 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Danville [Montour County]
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      • Danville [Montour County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Selinsgrove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,595 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<6>
    • Northumberland [Northumberland County]
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      • Northumberland [Northumberland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Selinsgrove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,570 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northumberland<6>
    • Mifflinburg [Union County]
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      • Mifflinburg [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Selinsgrove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,445 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mifflinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mifflinburg<6>
    • Kulpmont [Northumberland County]
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      • Kulpmont [Northumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Selinsgrove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,735 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kulpmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kulpmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kulpmont<6>
    • Millersburg [Dauphin County]
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      • Millersburg [Dauphin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Selinsgrove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,514 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millersburg<6>
    • Watsontown [Northumberland County]
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      • Watsontown [Northumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Selinsgrove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,243 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watsontown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watsontown<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 Selinsgrove. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Selinsgrove.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Selinsgrove ...

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

Adding Selinsgrove to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Snyder County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Selinsgrove: www.selinsgrove.org/

The official website for Snyder County: www.snydercounty.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 Snyder, 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 Selinsgrove.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Selinsgrove - 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 from Point A (ie- Selinsgrove) 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 Selinsgrove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SelinsgroveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Selinsgrove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8009, Longitude: -76.8652       In this case, the coordinates for Selinsgrove 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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