About Gilberton, Pennsylvania

Gilberton is a borough in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, four miles (7 km) west by south of Mahanoy City. Extensive deposits of coal are in the region, and coal-mining had been practiced by many of the 4,373 people who lived there in 1900. The coal-mining industry was thriving in 1910, and 5,401 people lived in Gilberton. The population was 867 at the 2000 census.

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Gilberton Facts

  • Population Total: 867
  • Square Miles: 1.4
  • Area Code: 570
  • Elevation: 1132
  • Timezone: Eastern