RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Weissport, Pennsylvania

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other PA
Communities

















Welcome to Weissport ...

Weissport is located in Carbon County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Weissport has a population of 397 people<3> (see below for details).

Weissport is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Weissport had an population of 397 people. This is a decrease of 3.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Weissport had a population of 412 people. This makes Weissport the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 412 people, the population of Weissport decreased 5.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 434 people).

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

Communities near Weissport ...

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

  • Allentown [Lehigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allentown
    • Allentown [Lehigh County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Weissport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 121,442 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allentown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allentown<6>
  • Hazleton [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazleton
    • Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Weissport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazleton<6>
  • Northampton [Northampton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northampton
    • Northampton [Northampton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Weissport
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northampton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,870 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northampton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northampton<6>
  • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tamaqua
    • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Weissport
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tamaqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,664 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tamaqua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tamaqua<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Catasauqua [Lehigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catasauqua
      • Catasauqua [Lehigh County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Weissport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catasauqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,599 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catasauqua
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catasauqua<6>
    • Palmerton [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmerton
      • Palmerton [Carbon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Weissport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmerton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,336 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmerton
    • West Hazleton [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hazleton
      • West Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Weissport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hazleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,355 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hazleton
    • Slatington [Lehigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slatington
      • Slatington [Lehigh County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Weissport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slatington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,307 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slatington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slatington<6>
    • Lansford [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansford
      • Lansford [Carbon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Weissport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,803 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansford<6>
    • Freeland [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeland
      • Freeland [Luzerne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Weissport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,424 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freeland<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 Weissport. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Weissport.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Weissport ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Pennsylvania

About Carbon County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carbon County: www.carboncounty.com/

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 Carbon, 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 Weissport.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Weissport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Weissport) 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 Weissport. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Weissport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weissport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8240, Longitude: -75.7021       In this case, the coordinates for Weissport 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 22 Oct 2020