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Welcome to Blossburg ...
The location of Blossburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Blossburg has a population of 1,485 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Blossburg.
Blossburg is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Blossburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Websites for Blossburg ...
Official Website: www.blossburg.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blossburg had an population of 1,485 people. This is a decrease of 3.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.34% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Blossburg had a population of 1,538 people. This makes Blossburg the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Blossburg represents 0.01% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 497th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,538 people, the population of Blossburg increased 3.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,480 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Blossburg.
Communities Also Named Blossburg ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Blossburg - they are located in Alabama, Montana and New Mexico.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Blossburg.
Communities near Blossburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Blossburg.
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 Blossburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blossburg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blossburg. 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 Blossburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blossburg. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Blossburg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blossburg ...
Looking for more information about Blossburg? 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 Blossburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blossburg.
Adding Blossburg to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Blossburg 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 Blossburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Blossburg on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Blossburg on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Blossburg: www.blossburg.org/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2022