Shirleysburg, Pennsylvania

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Shirleysburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles N of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 95 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Huntingdon
Standard Zip Codes 17260
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.297
Longitude -77.874

Shirleysburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
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Shirleysburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 140 100%
Male 70 50%
Female 70 50%
Under 18 36 25.7%
18+ 104 74.3%
65+ 23 16.4%
Median Age 42.3
Average Family Size 2.82
White 137 97.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 1.4%
Other 1 0.7%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.7%

Estimated Shirleysburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 134
Growth -6
Growth % -4.3%

Shirleysburg Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 36.2%
US/American 27.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
Irish 7.4%
Scotch-Irish 5.3%
Slovak 3.2%
Italian 3.2%
Polish 2.1%
English 2.1%
Macedonian 2.1%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Shirleysburg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Aughwick (17066)
Lucy Furnace (17066)
Shirley (17066)
Silver Ford (17066)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Shirleysburg 140 $40,625
Cassville 152 $33,500
Mount Union 2,504 $30,582
Newton Hamilton 272 $32,500
Orbisonia 425 $38,333
Rockhill Furnace 414 $36,250
Three Springs 445 $35,179
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