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Welcome to Berlin ...
The location of Berlin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Berlin refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Berliner<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Berlin has a population of 1,943 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Berlin.
Berlin is 2,320 feet [707 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the altitude of Berlin is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Berlin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Berlin is within the boundaries of the (814) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Berlin had an population of 1,943 people. This is a decrease of 7.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.36% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Berlin had a population of 2,104 people. This makes Berlin the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Berlin represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 418th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,104 people, the population of Berlin decreased 4.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,192 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Berlin.
Communities Also Named Berlin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 49 communities that are also named Berlin - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa (2), Kansas (5), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Berlin.
Communities near Berlin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Berlin.
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 Berlin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Berlin.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Berlin. 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 Berlin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Berlin. See our Newspapers Page for Berlin.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Berlin ...
Looking for more information about Berlin? 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 Berlin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Berlin.
Adding Berlin to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Berlin 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 Berlin was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).
We also found Berlin in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Berlin on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2022