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Welcome to Blairsville ...

Blairsville is located in Indiana County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Blairsville has a population of 3,219 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Blairsville is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Blairsville: 15717<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blairsville had an population of 3,219 people. This is a decrease of 5.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blairsville had a population of 3,412 people. This makes Blairsville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Blairsville represents 0.03% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 283rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,412 people, the population of Blairsville decreased 5.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,607 people).

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

Communities Also Named Blairsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Blairsville - they are located in Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Missouri, Ohio and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Blairsville ...

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

  • Johnstown [Cambria County]
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    • Johnstown [Cambria County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Blairsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,939 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<6>
  • Greensburg [Westmoreland County]
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    • Greensburg [Westmoreland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Blairsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,082 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensburg<6>
  • Indiana [Indiana County]
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    • Indiana [Indiana County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Blairsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,120 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indiana<6>
  • Jeannette [Westmoreland County]
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    • Jeannette [Westmoreland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Blairsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeannette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeannette<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Latrobe [Westmoreland County]
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      • Latrobe [Westmoreland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Blairsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,767 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latrobe<6>
    • Westmont [Cambria County]
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      • Westmont [Cambria County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Blairsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmont have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Delmont [Westmoreland County]
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      • Delmont [Westmoreland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Blairsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,501 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delmont have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmont<6>
    • Derry [Westmoreland County]
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      • Derry [Westmoreland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Blairsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Derry<6>
    • Southmont [Cambria County]
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      • Southmont [Cambria County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Blairsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,048 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southmont have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southmont
    • Southwest Greensburg [Westmoreland County]
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      • Southwest Greensburg [Westmoreland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Blairsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,002 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southwest Greensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Blairsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blairsville.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blairsville. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Blairsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blairsville ...

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

Adding Blairsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Blairsville 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 Blairsville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Indiana County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blairsville. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blairsville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blairsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Blairsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blairsville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blairsville) 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 Blairsville. 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 BlairsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blairsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4321, Longitude: -79.2617    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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