Orwigsburg Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Orwigsburg: Borough in southern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

About

Orwigsburg is a city located in the county of Schuylkill in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,099 and a population density of 1,428 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,943 inhabitants.

The city was created 226 years ago in 1795.

Orwigsburg Quick Facts

Population : 2,943 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Schuylkill County
Postal code : 17961
Area : 2.17 km2
Altitude : 623 feet / 190 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1796 (226 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:41:34 (21st May 2022)
Density : 1,356 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.3% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Orwigsburg is located at 40°39'17"N 76°6'3"W (40.6548100, -76.1007700).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Orwigsburg decreased by 5.3% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,099 - census
2011 3,076 -0.75% estimation process
2012 3,064 -0.39% estimation process
2013 3,049 -0.49% estimation process
2014 3,026 -0.76% estimation process
2015 2,999 -0.9% estimation process
2016 2,988 -0.37% estimation process
2017 2,973 -0.5% estimation process
2018 2,965 -0.27% estimation process
2019 2,952 -0.44% estimation process
2020 2,943 -0.31% estimation process

Orwigsburg zip code is 17961. County name: Schuylkill, County fips: 42107

People born in Orwigsburg (1)

American politician Jacob Krebs was born in Orwigsburg

Schools in Orwigsburg

College & universities near Orwigsburg, PA

Code Name City ZIP
214810 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill Schuylkill Haven (PA) 17972-2202

Stations (20)

Amtrak & bus stations near Orwigsburg, PA

Code Name Address Type
WHV White Haven, PA I-476, Exit 95/I-80, Exit 277, at Hwy 940 BUS
WKB Wilkes-Barre, PA 47 South Washington Street BUS
LNC Lancaster station 53 McGovern Avenue RAIL
MJY Mount Joy East Henry St. and North Market St. RAIL
ELT Elizabethtown station South Wilson Avenue at West High Street RAIL

Post offices near Orwigsburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Orwigsburg Post Office Orwigsburg (PA) 17961

Other cities in Schuylkill County

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

City Name Population Title
Pottsville 13,409 City in central Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Tamaqua 6,633 Borough in eastern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Schuylkill Haven 5,086 Borough in southern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Shenandoah 4,738 Borough in northern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
West Penn 4,295 Township in eastern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Minersville 4,258 Town of the United States
Mahanoy City 3,928 Borough in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States
East Franklin 3,804 Township in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Frackville 3,598 Borough in central Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Hegins 3,357 Township in western Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Lake Wynonah 2,640 Census designated place
McAdoo 2,147 Borough in northeastern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Pine Grove 2,142 Human settlement
Port Carbon 1,769 Borough in central Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Zerbe 1,746 Township in southern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Tremont 1,656 Borough in western Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Orwigsburg distances to largest Pennsylvania cities