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Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Shamokin is approximately 9,184 (1990), 7374 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,861 (1990), 3330 (2010).
The amount of land area in Shamokin is 2.161 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Shamokin to Washington DC is 132 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 39 miles. (as the crow flies)
Shamokin is positioned 40.78 degrees north of the equator and 76.55 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in east-central Pennsylvania, northeast of Harrisburg.
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History & History Related Items

"This name has been variously translated as "eel stream," "where the chief lived," and "where horns are plentiful," and I will resist the urge to throw in a cheezy one-liner at this point."
(from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara)
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Shamokin was the site of the first Lithuanian printing press in the Western Hemisphere
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Shamokin City Government

Shamokin City Hall
47 E Lincoln St
Shamokin, PA 17872-5622
Phone: 717-644-0876

Shamokin Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
51 E Lincoln St
Shamokin, PA 17872-5622
Phone: 717-648-4675

Shamokin Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
51 E Lincoln St
Shamokin, PA 17872-5622
Phone: 717-648-4675

Shamokin Libraries

Shamokin-Coal Twp Public Library
210 E Independence St
Shamokin, PA 17872-6808
Phone: 717-648-3202

Shamokin Schools

West Cameron Elementary School
RR 2 Box 583
Shamokin, PA 17872-9699
Phone: 717-797-2233

Shamokin Middle School Annex
Seventh St At W Arch St
Shamokin, PA 17872
Phone: 717-648-4944

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