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Welcome to Tamaqua ...
The location of Tamaqua has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Tamaqua has a population of 6,664 people<3> (see below for details).
Tamaqua is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Tamaqua lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tamaqua had an population of 6,664 people. This is a decrease of 6.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.11% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Tamaqua had a population of 7,107 people. This makes Tamaqua the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Tamaqua represents 0.06% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 118th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,107 people, the population of Tamaqua has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,174 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Tamaqua.
Communities near Tamaqua ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tamaqua.
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 Tamaqua. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tamaqua.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tamaqua. 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 Tamaqua.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tamaqua. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Tamaqua.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tamaqua ...
Looking for more information about Tamaqua? 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 Tamaqua, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tamaqua.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tamaqua. 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/
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2020