These towns are all so small that we could have included the names of all their residents and this article wouldn’t be more than 3,000 words long. Wowza. But we didn’t do that for obvious reasons. Check out this list of incredibly tiny towns in Pennsylvania, each of which has a population of just over 200 (according to the 2010 census). We used statistics from
City-data.com to compile our list.
Baileyville is one of the smallest towns in Pennsylvania, located in the central part of the state. Pictured above is the community hall. Baileyville is located within the larger Ferguson Township, which was founded in 1801 by Thomas Ferguson. The neighboring towns are Pine Grove Mills, Gatesburg, and Rock Springs.
Despite its big name, Brave is tiny. It's in Greene County, near the West Virginia border. Originally the town formed due to the People's Natural Gas Company's Brave Compressor Station, which was operational from 1906- 1959.
Hartstown is only 0.82 square miles large. It does have a historic site: the Dr. James White House. This is a historic home that was built in 1835, in the Greek Revival style.
Albrightsville is in a charming spot in the Poconos. Hickory Run State Park lies just west of the town, and it is located near plenty of other hiking trails and parks as well. It's the perfect small town in the Poconos.
Marklesburg includes a historic district that has 58 buildings that date from 1845-1870. They include many notable architecture styles, especially Gothic Revival.
Addison is in Somerset County, right on the West Virginia border. The Petersburg Tollhouse, pictured above, is a national historic site. Addison is part of the Johnston Metropolitan Statistical Area.
7. Newton Hamilton
The entire town of Newton Hamilton is captured in this satellite photo. It is only 0.2 square miles large! Though the town is tiny in both geographical size and population, it is famous as a prime spot for fishing, with access to the Juniata River.
Callensburg has a rich founding history; originally, people settled here because a surveyor anticipated building a Pennsylvania Canal here. The canal never came to fruition, but the town became incorporated nonetheless.
Barkeyville is inhabited by 207 people, although the jury is still out as to how many dogs are there. Woof. The Barkeyville Coffeehouse is a popular social event that occurs on the second Saturday of each month.
One of Pennsylvania's many historic covered bridges spans Fishing Creek in Stillwater. One of the main characters from the NBC show "NCIS" is from Stillwater— Leroy Jethro Gibbs.
Located in Fairview Township, Petrolia was one of many oil boom towns located in Western PA during the 1800s. By 1800, over 1,000 people lived here, but today the population is, as you can see, much lower than that.
What do you think? Have you ever been to any of these places – or lived in a tiny town yourself?