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Welcome to Sharon ...
When the people of Sharon refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Sharonite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sharon has a population of 12,933 people<3> (see below for details).
Sharon was established in 1795.
The community of Sharon is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Sharon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Sharon: (724) & (874)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sharon had an population of 12,933 people. This is a decrease of 7.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.79% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sharon had a population of 14,038 people (which is 12.04% of the total population of Mercer County). This makes Sharon the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Sharon represents 0.11% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 42nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 14,038 people, the population of Sharon decreased 14.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 16,328 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sharon.
Communities Also Named Sharon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 55 communities that are also named Sharon - they are located in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (3), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (5), North Dakota, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sharon.
Communities near Sharon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sharon.
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 Sharon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sharon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sharon. 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 Sharon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sharon. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sharon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sharon ...
Looking for more information about Sharon? 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 Sharon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sharon.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sharon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Mercer County: www.mcc.co.mercer.pa.us/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 26 Oct 2020