Tamaqua Tourism

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Tamaqua is a borough in eastern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The borough, located in Central Eastern Pennsylvania's Southern Coal Region, had a population of 7,107 as of the 2010 U.S. Census, a drop of less than 1% from 2000. Tamaqua is part of the Pottsville, PA Micropolitan Statistical Area. Tamaqua, (pronounced tuh-MAH-qwah) was taken from the territory of West Penn and Schuylkill Townships, named for the Tuscarora king of the Turkey Clan, Chief Tahkamochk, or Tam-a-kwah. The name is unique because Tamaqua is the only community in the world with this name.


Tamaqua in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. The nearest major city to Tamaqua is Philadelphia. Philadelphia is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Liberty State Park, Liberty Science Center, Empty Sky 9-11 Memorial. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Philadelphia International Airport. A vacation to Tamaqua can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Tamaqua*

  • Living in Tamaqua - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 71.54 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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