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Welcome to Advance ...

Advance is located in Indiana County<1>.

The location of Advance has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Advance is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Advance lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Advance ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Advance: This one is located in Indiana County and the other is located in Adams County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 19 communities that are also named Advance - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Advance.

Communities near Advance ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Advance.

  • Indiana [Indiana County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indiana
    • Indiana [Indiana County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Advance
    • Estimated population in 2018: 13,078 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indiana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indiana<5>
  • Vandergrift [Westmoreland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vandergrift have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vandergrift
    • Vandergrift [Westmoreland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Advance
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,908 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vandergrift
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vandergrift<5>
  • Kittanning [Armstrong County]
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    • Kittanning [Armstrong County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Advance
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,773 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kittanning
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kittanning<5>
  • Blairsville [Indiana County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blairsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blairsville
    • Blairsville [Indiana County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Advance
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,243 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blairsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blairsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ford City [Armstrong County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ford City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ford City
      • Ford City [Armstrong County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Advance
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,793 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ford City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ford City<5>
    • Leechburg [Armstrong County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leechburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leechburg
      • Leechburg [Armstrong County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Advance
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,005 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leechburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leechburg<5>
    • Homer City [Indiana County]
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      • Homer City [Indiana County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Advance
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,603 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homer City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homer City<5>
    • Apollo [Armstrong County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apollo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apollo
      • Apollo [Armstrong County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Advance
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,538 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apollo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apollo<5>
    • Clymer [Indiana County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clymer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clymer
      • Clymer [Indiana County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Advance
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,275 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clymer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clymer<5>
    • West Leechburg [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Leechburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Leechburg
      • West Leechburg [Westmoreland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Advance
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,230 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Leechburg

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Advance. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Advance.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Advance. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Advance.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Advance. See our Newspapers Page for Advance.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Advance ...

Looking for more information about Advance? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Advance, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Advance.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Pennsylvania

About Indiana County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Advance. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Indiana County: www.countyofindiana.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Indiana, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Advance - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Advance) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Advance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7087, Longitude: -79.2620       In this case, the coordinates for Advance have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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