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Welcome to Wampum ...

Wampum is located in Lawrence County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wampum has a population of 658 people<3> (see below for details).

Wampum is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Wampum: (724) & (874)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wampum had an population of 658 people. This is a decrease of 8.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wampum had a population of 717 people. This makes Wampum the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 717 people, the population of Wampum increased 5.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 678 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wampum ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Wampum - they are located in Kentucky and Manitoba.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wampum.

Communities near Wampum ...

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

  • New Castle [Lawrence County]
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    • New Castle [Lawrence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Wampum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,618 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<7>
  • Struthers [Mahoning County]
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    • Struthers [Mahoning County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Wampum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,111 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Struthers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Struthers<7>
  • Economy [Beaver County]
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    • Economy [Beaver County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Wampum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,098 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Economy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Aliquippa [Beaver County]
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    • Aliquippa [Beaver County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Wampum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,844 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aliquippa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aliquippa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aliquippa<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beaver Falls [Beaver County]
    • Campbell [Mahoning County]
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      • Campbell [Mahoning County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Wampum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,785 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campbell<7>
    • Columbiana [Columbiana County]
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      • Columbiana [Columbiana County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Wampum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,250 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbiana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbiana<7>
    • New Brighton [Beaver County]
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      • New Brighton [Beaver County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Wampum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,679 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Brighton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Brighton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Brighton<7>
    • Monaca [Beaver County]
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      • Monaca [Beaver County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Wampum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monaca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monaca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monaca<7>
    • East Palestine [Columbiana County]
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      • East Palestine [Columbiana County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Wampum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,424 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Palestine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Palestine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Palestine<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wampum ...

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

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About Lawrence County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lawrence County: www.co.lawrence.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 Lawrence, 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 Wampum.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wampum - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (874) is an overlay for area code (724).
<6>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- Wampum) 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 Wampum. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wampum

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wampum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8884, Longitude: -80.3398       In this case, the coordinates for Wampum have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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