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The location of Apollo









Welcome to Apollo ...

Apollo is located in Armstrong County.

The location of Apollo has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Apollo has a population of 1,549 people<2> (see below for details).

Apollo is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Apollo had a population of 1,647 people. This makes Apollo the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Apollo represents 0.01% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 481st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,647 people, the population of Apollo decreased 6.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,765 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Apollo had an population of 1,549 people. This is a decrease of 5.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.24% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Apollo.

Communities near Apollo ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Apollo and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Forest Hills   [Map]   6,354   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Greensburg   [Map]   14,299   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jeannette   [Map]   9,190   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lower Burrell   [Map]   11,228   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   27,716   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Murrysville   [Map]   19,800   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Apollo.

Communities Also Named Apollo ...

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

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 4 communities that are also named Apollo - they are located in California, Georgia and Quebec.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Apollo. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Apollo. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Apollo.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Apollo:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apollo ...

Looking for more information about Apollo? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Apollo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Apollo.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Apollo.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Apollo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Apollo) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Apollo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Apollo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apollo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5842, Longitude: -79.5631     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Apollo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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