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Welcome to Central City ...

Central City is located in Centre County<1>.

The location of Central City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Central City is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Central City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Central City: This one is located in Centre County and the other is located in Somerset County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 23 communities that are also named Central City - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Central City ...

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

  • State College [Centre County]
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    • State College [Centre County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Central City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,366 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on State College
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for State College<5>
  • Mill Hall [Clinton County]
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    • Mill Hall [Clinton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Central City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,586 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Hall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mill Hall<5>
  • Centre Hall [Centre County]
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    • Centre Hall [Centre County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Central City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,216 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centre Hall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre Hall<5>
  • Millheim [Centre County]
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    • Millheim [Centre County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Central City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 876 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millheim have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millheim
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millheim<5>
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    • Snow Shoe [Centre County]
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      • Snow Shoe [Centre County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Central City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 758 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Shoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Shoe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Shoe<5>
    • Howard [Centre County]
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      • Howard [Centre County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Central City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 728 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Howard<5>
    • Beech Creek [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beech Creek
      • Beech Creek [Clinton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Central City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beech Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beech Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beech Creek<5>
    • Port Matilda [Centre County]
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      • Port Matilda [Centre County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Central City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 582 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Matilda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Matilda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Matilda<5>
    • Unionville [Centre County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unionville
      • Unionville [Centre County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Central City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 287 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unionville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Unionville<5>
    • Pleasant Gap [Centre County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Gap
      • Pleasant Gap [Centre County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Central City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Gap
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Gap<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Central City ...

Looking for more information about Central City? 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 Central City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Central City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Centre County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Centre, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Central City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Central City) 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 Central City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Central CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Central City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9501, Longitude: -77.7967       In this case, the coordinates for Central City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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