Adrian Mines, Pennsylvania

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Adrian Mines, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Adrian Mines is located in Pennsylvania
Adrian Mines
Adrian Mines
Coordinates: 40°59′05″N 78°57′37″W / 40.98472°N 78.96028°W / 40.98472; -78.96028Coordinates: 40°59′05″N 78°57′37″W / 40.98472°N 78.96028°W / 40.98472; -78.96028
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyJefferson
TownshipYoung
Elevation
1,430 ft (440 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID1213082[1]

Adrian Mines (also called Adrian and De Lancey) is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.[1]

History[edit]

Adrian Mines was founded around 1887 as a mining community. The community was named for its proprietor, Adrian Iselin.[2][3] The post office at Adrian Mines is called De Lancey.[2] This post office has been in operation since 1888.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Adrian Mines". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b McKnight, William James (1917). Historical. J.H. Beers. p. 429.
  3. ^ Susan Ferrandiz (2001). "Brief History of the Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal and Iron Company". Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Jefferson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 December 2015.