Pennsylvania 2000 Center of Population - Newport, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
N 40° 28.848 W 077° 08.006
18T E 319167 N 4483309
Quick Description: Disk located at Veterans Memorial Park in Newport, PA which marks the center of PA population according to the 2000 census.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 3/3/2007 6:58:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM19BK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 65

Long Description:
This monument was set in a cooperative project of the National Geodetic Survey, The Boy Scouts of America Troop 117 - Altoona & the PA Society of Land Surveyors.

To reach from Market Street (PA Route 34) & Town Square - proceed NW along 2nd Street for 4 blocks to the end of the street & sign on the left at entrance to ballfield. Travel eastward for 10-15 feet, then northward along outfield fence to the area of the disk. It is located about 20 feet beyond the fence - NE of a bench & pole.
Condition: Mark found in good condition


Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Disk (unspecified type)

County: Perry

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Newport - PA

Special Category (if other): 2000 Center of Population Markers

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): Not listed

NGS PID: Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
  1. A closeup photo of the mark taken by you is required.
  2. A 'distant' photo including the mark in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
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