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Welcome to Blairsville ...

Blairsville is located in Indiana County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Blairsville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1851.

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

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 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
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
  • Greensburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Indiana
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Jeannette
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Latrobe
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Latrobe
    • Latrobe is located in Westmoreland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,767 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latrobe <5>
  • Westmont
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmont have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westmont
    • Westmont is located in Cambria County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,625 people
  • Delmont
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delmont have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delmont
    • Delmont is located in Westmoreland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,501 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmont <5>
  • Derry
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derry have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Derry
    • Derry is located in Westmoreland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,495 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Derry <5>
  • Southmont
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southmont have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southmont
    • Southmont is located in Cambria County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,048 people
  • Southwest Greensburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southwest Greensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southwest Greensburg
    • Southwest Greensburg is located in Westmoreland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,002 people

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Blairsville was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Blairsville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Blairsville.

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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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