Shamokin Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

Shamokin: City in southeastern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

About

Shamokin is a city located in the county of Northumberland in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,407 and a population density of 2,900 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,367 inhabitants.

The city was created 186 years ago in 1834.

Shamokin Quick Facts

Population : 2,367 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Northumberland County
Postal code : 17872
Area : 0.83 km2
Altitude : 2,625 feet / 800 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1835 (186 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:42:38 (30th November 2021)
Density : 2,852 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.69% (2010-2020)
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Location of Shamokin on Pennsylvania map.
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Shamokin Pennsylvania streetscape
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Geography

Shamokin is located at 40°47'20"N 76°33'32"W (40.7889700, -76.5588500).

Shamokin map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Shamokin decreased by 1.69% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,407 - census
2011 2,441 1.39% estimation process
2012 2,440 -0.04% estimation process
2013 2,434 -0.25% estimation process
2014 2,424 -0.41% estimation process
2015 2,408 -0.66% estimation process
2016 2,397 -0.46% estimation process
2017 2,390 -0.29% estimation process
2018 2,378 -0.5% estimation process
2019 2,374 -0.17% estimation process
2020 2,367 -0.3% estimation process

Shamokin zip code is 17872. County name: Northumberland, County fips: 42097

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Local Places in Shamokin

People born in Shamokin (24)

People born in Shamokin, including cardiac surgeon and professor of cardiovascular surgery Claude Beck, basketball player John Barr, United States Navy sailor and Navy Cross recipient Albert A. Francovich, you can see a list of people who born in Shamokin.

Schools in Shamokin

College & universities near Shamokin, PA

Code Name City ZIP
443377 Triangle Tech Inc-Sunbury Sunbury (PA) 17801

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Shamokin, PA

Code Name Address Type
HAR Harrisburg Transportation Center 4th and Chestnut Streets RAIL
MID Middletown Union Street and Mill Street RAIL
ELT Elizabethtown station South Wilson Avenue at West High Street RAIL
WKB Wilkes-Barre, PA 47 South Washington Street BUS
MJY Mount Joy East Henry St. and North Market St. RAIL

Post offices near Shamokin

Post Office Name City ZIP
Shamokin Post Office Shamokin (PA) 17872

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Northumberland County

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

City Name Population Title
Sunbury 9,322 City in western Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Northumberland 3,570 Borough in western Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Kulpmont 2,735 Borough in southeastern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Watsontown 2,243 Borough in northwestern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Elysburg 2,194 Census-designated place (CDP) in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Trevorton 1,834 Census designated place
Marshallton 1,441 Census designated place
Atlas 809 Census-designated place in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Turbotville 662 Borough in northwestern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Marion Heights 573 Borough in southeastern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
West Cameron 522 Township in southern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Hamilton 479 Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania
Herndon 299 Borough in southwestern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
McEwensville 273 Borough in northwestern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Reed 240 Township in western Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Burnside 220 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Shamokin distances to largest Pennsylvania cities