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Welcome to Bellwood ...

Bellwood is located in Blair County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bellwood has a population of 1,755 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bellwood.

Bellwood is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Bellwood lies within the (814) area code.

Websites for Bellwood ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.blairchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Bellwood, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bellwood had an population of 1,755 people. This is a decrease of 3.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bellwood had a population of 1,828 people. This makes Bellwood the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Bellwood represents 0.01% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 454th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,828 people, the population of Bellwood decreased 9.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,016 people).

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

Adding Bellwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bellwood in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bellwood was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Bellwood on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bellwood on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Bellwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Bellwood - they are located in Alabama (4), Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ontario (2), Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Bellwood ...

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

  • Altoona [Blair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altoona
    • Altoona [Blair County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Bellwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,989 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<6>
  • Huntingdon [Huntingdon County]
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    • Huntingdon [Huntingdon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Bellwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,879 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntingdon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntingdon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntingdon<6>
  • Hollidaysburg [Blair County]
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    • Hollidaysburg [Blair County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Bellwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollidaysburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollidaysburg<6>
  • Tyrone [Blair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyrone
    • Tyrone [Blair County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bellwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyrone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyrone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyrone<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Roaring Spring [Blair County]
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      • Roaring Spring [Blair County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Bellwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roaring Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roaring Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roaring Spring<6>
    • Martinsburg [Blair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsburg
      • Martinsburg [Blair County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Bellwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,858 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsburg<6>
    • Patton [Cambria County]
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      • Patton [Cambria County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Bellwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,576 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patton<6>
    • Cresson [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cresson
      • Cresson [Cambria County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Bellwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cresson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cresson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cresson<6>
    • Gallitzin [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallitzin
      • Gallitzin [Cambria County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Bellwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,514 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallitzin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallitzin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallitzin<6>
    • Loretto [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loretto
      • Loretto [Cambria County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Bellwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,175 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loretto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loretto<6>

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 Bellwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bellwood.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bellwood. 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 Bellwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bellwood ...

Looking for more information about Bellwood? 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 Bellwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bellwood.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Blair County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Blair, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bellwood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bellwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bellwood) 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 Bellwood. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BellwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bellwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6009, Longitude: -78.3331       In this case, the coordinates for Bellwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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