Moshannon, Pennsylvania

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Moshannon, Pennsylvania
Census designated place
Map showing Centre County in Pennsylvania
Map showing Centre County in Pennsylvania
Moshannon is located in Pennsylvania
Location in Pennsylvania
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Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Centre
Township Snow Shoe
 • Total 0.34 sq mi (0.89 km2)
 • Land 0.34 sq mi (0.89 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,531 ft (467 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 281
 • Density 820/sq mi (316.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 16859
FIPS code 42-51240
GNIS feature ID 1181610

Moshannon is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Snow Shoe Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 281 residents.[1] It is located 4 miles (6 km) northwest of Interstate 80 at the convergence of Pennsylvania Routes 53 and 144. Black Moshannon Creek, part of the West Branch Susquehanna River watershed, runs through a 200-foot-deep (60 m) valley half a mile (0.8 km) south of the town.


  1. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Moshannon CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 17, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>