Malta, Pennsylvania

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St. Luke's United Church of Christ in Malta

Malta is an unincorporated community in Lower Mahanoy Township Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. It is located in the United States Geological Survey quadrangle of Milersburg and has an elevation of 541 feet (165 m) above sea level.[1] It was formerly known as Vera Cruz.[2]

Malta is located at the intersection of two roads and was described as a "post village" in the History of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. In the late 19th century, it contained several mechanic shops, a store, a Reformed and Lutheran church, and approximately twelve residences.[2]

Malta was entered into the Geographic Names Information System on August 2, 1979. Its identifier in the Geographic Names Information System is 1180244.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Geographic Names Information System, Feature Detail Report for: Malta, retrieved June 9, 2016 
  2. ^ a b Herbert Charles Bell, ed. (1891), History of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, p. 712, retrieved June 9, 2016 

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Coordinates: 40°37′04″N 76°54′33″W / 40.61778°N 76.90917°W / 40.61778; -76.90917