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Mount Carmel (Pennsylvania)

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Mount Carmel is in Coal Region, Pennsylvania.


Mount Carmel is the largest town near Centralia, where an underground coal fire is burning.

Mount Carmel, like nearby Ashland and Centralia, has fallen significantly in population. At its peak at the 1930 census, the town had almost 18,000 inhabitants; it now has fewer than 6,000 residents.

Get in[edit]

Route 61 connects Centralia and Mount Carmel.

Get around[edit]

Fifth Street (Route 61) and Hickory Street are two of the main roads in town.







  • 1 Diane's Castle, 230 E Mt Carmel Ave. A house which is used as a hotel.


Go next[edit]

  • Ashland- town to the southeast of Mount Carmel
  • Centralia- town which was destroyed by an underground coal fire
Routes through Mount Carmel
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