Mount Joy, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

Mount Joy: Borough in northwestern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania


Mount Joy is a city located in the county of Clearfield in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,410 and a population density of 3,049 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,264 inhabitants.

The city was created 210 years ago in 1811.

Quick Facts about Mount Joy

Population : 8,264 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Clearfield County
Postal code : 17552
Area : 2.43 km2
Altitude : 1,217 feet / 371 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1812 (210 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:43:51 (16th August 2022)
Density : 3,401 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.33% (2010-2020)
Mount Joy locator map
Location of Mount Joy on Pennsylvania map.
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Mt Joy PA Post Office
Mt Joy PA Post Office image


Mount Joy is located at 41°3'10"N 78°26'9"W (41.0528400, -78.4358500).

Mount Joy map


The population of Mount Joy increased by 10.33% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,410 - census
2011 7,645 3.07% estimation process
2012 7,834 2.41% estimation process
2013 7,900 0.84% estimation process
2014 8,003 1.29% estimation process
2015 8,069 0.82% estimation process
2016 8,117 0.59% estimation process
2017 8,189 0.88% estimation process
2018 8,212 0.28% estimation process
2019 8,282 0.85% estimation process
2020 8,264 -0.22% estimation process

Mount Joy zip code is 17552. County name: Lancaster, County fips: 42071

People born in Mount Joy (7)

People born in Mount Joy, including journalist Ada Patterson, United States federal judge Clarence Charles Newcomer, Union Army general Joseph F. Knipe, .


  • Joseph M. Patterson (American politician) he was born in 12/08/1837
  • Kaufman Thuma Keller he was born in 27/11/1885
  • David McNeely Stauffer (American civil engineer, editor, artist, and collector) he was born in 24/03/1845
  • Mackenzie Allessie (American field hockey player) she was born in 06/03/2001

Schools in Mount Joy

College & universities near Mount Joy, PA

Code Name City ZIP
430908 Clearfield County Career and Technology Center Clearfield (PA) 16830

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Mount Joy, PA

Code Name Address Type
TYR Tyrone Pennsylvania Ave and West 10th St. RAIL
ALT Altoona Transportation Center 1231 11th Avenue RAIL
HGD Huntingdon Fourth and Allegheny Sts. RAIL
LEW Lewistown 150 Helen Street RAIL
JST Johnstown 47 Walnut Street RAIL

Post offices near Mount Joy

Post Office Name City ZIP
Clearfield Post Office Clearfield (PA) 16830

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Clearfield County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Clearfield County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Bethlehem 24,549 City in Lehigh and Northampton counties, Pennsylvania, USA
Sandy 10,357 Town in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States
DuBois 7,287 City of Pennsylvania
Clearfield 5,784 Borough of Pennsylvania
Barrett 4,145 Township in Monroe County, Pennsylvania
Treasure Lake 3,861 Census designated place
Ashland 2,668 Borough in northwestern Schuylkill county in the U.
Curwensville 2,359 Borough of Pennsylvania
Eden 2,237 Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Beccaria 1,692 Township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Sterling 1,420 Township in Wayne County, Pennsylvania
Graham 1,338 Township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Bigler 1,220 Township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Osceola Mills 1,058 Borough of Pennsylvania
Plymptonville 981 Census designated place
Karthaus 917 Township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Mount Joy distances to largest Pennsylvania cities