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Welcome to Swales ...

Swales is located in Juniata County<1>.

Swales is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Swales: (717)

Communities near Swales ...

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

  • Lewistown [Mifflin County]
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    • Lewistown [Mifflin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Swales
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,085 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewistown<4>
  • Millersburg [Dauphin County]
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    • Millersburg [Dauphin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Swales
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,514 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Burnham [Mifflin County]
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    • Burnham [Mifflin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Swales
    • 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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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnham<4>
  • Newport [Perry County]
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    • Newport [Perry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Swales
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,585 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Middleburg [Snyder County]
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      • Middleburg [Snyder County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Swales
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,262 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleburg<4>
    • Bloomfield [Allegheny County]
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      • Bloomfield [Allegheny County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Swales
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Beavertown [Snyder County]
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      • Beavertown [Snyder County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Swales
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 958 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beavertown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beavertown<4>
    • Liverpool [Perry County]
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      • Liverpool [Perry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Swales
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 957 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liverpool have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liverpool<4>
    • McClure [Snyder County]
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      • McClure [Snyder County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Swales
      • 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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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McClure<4>
    • Mifflintown [Juniata County]
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      • Mifflintown [Juniata County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Swales
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 903 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mifflintown<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swales ...

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

Adding Swales to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Juniata County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Juniata County: www.co.juniata.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 Juniata, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Swales - 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- Swales) 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 Swales. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SwalesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swales. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6544, Longitude: -77.2279    
<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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