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Welcome to Buckhorn ...

Buckhorn is located in Cambria County<1>.

Buckhorn is 2,380 feet [725 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Buckhorn is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Buckhorn: (814)

Communities Also Named Buckhorn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Buckhorn: This one is located in Cambria County and the other is located in Columbia County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 39 communities that are also named Buckhorn - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Michigan (3), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Ontario, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming (2).

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

Communities near Buckhorn ...

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

  • Altoona [Blair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altoona
    • Altoona [Blair County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Buckhorn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,989 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<4>
  • Hollidaysburg [Blair County]
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    • Hollidaysburg [Blair County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Buckhorn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollidaysburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollidaysburg<4>
  • Tyrone [Blair County]
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    • Tyrone [Blair County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Buckhorn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyrone have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyrone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyrone<4>
  • Northern Cambria [Cambria County]
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    • Northern Cambria [Cambria County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Buckhorn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,456 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northern Cambria have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northern Cambria
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ebensburg [Cambria County]
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      • Ebensburg [Cambria County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Buckhorn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,015 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ebensburg<4>
    • Barnesboro [Cambria County]
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      • Barnesboro [Cambria County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Buckhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnesboro
    • Nanty Glo [Cambria County]
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      • Nanty Glo [Cambria County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Buckhorn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,438 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nanty Glo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanty Glo<4>
    • Roaring Spring [Blair County]
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      • Roaring Spring [Blair County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Buckhorn
      • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roaring Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roaring Spring<4>
    • Portage [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portage
      • Portage [Cambria County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Buckhorn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,351 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<4>
    • Spangler [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spangler
      • Spangler [Cambria County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Buckhorn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spangler

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buckhorn ...

Looking for more information about Buckhorn? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Buckhorn, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Buckhorn.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Cambria County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cambria County: www.co.cambria.pa.us/

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 Cambria, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buckhorn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Buckhorn) 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 Buckhorn. 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 BuckhornOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buckhorn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5476, Longitude: -78.4814    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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