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Welcome to Chest Springs ...

Chest Springs is located in Cambria County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chest Springs has a population of 140 people<3> (see below for details).

Chest Springs is 1,890 feet [576 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Chest Springs is located in the (814) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chest Springs had an population of 140 people. This is a decrease of 6.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chest Springs had a population of 149 people. This makes Chest Springs the county's 31st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 149 people, the population of Chest Springs increased 35.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 110 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Chest Springs.

Communities near Chest Springs ...

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

  • Altoona [Blair County]
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    • Altoona [Blair County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Chest Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,364 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<6>
  • Hollidaysburg [Blair County]
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    • Hollidaysburg [Blair County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Chest Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,674 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollidaysburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollidaysburg<6>
  • Northern Cambria [Cambria County]
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    • Northern Cambria [Cambria County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Chest Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,505 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northern Cambria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Ebensburg [Cambria County]
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    • Ebensburg [Cambria County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Chest Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ebensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ebensburg<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Barnesboro [Cambria County]
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      • Barnesboro [Cambria County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Chest Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Nanty Glo [Cambria County]
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      • Nanty Glo [Cambria County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Chest Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,472 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanty Glo<6>
    • Portage [Cambria County]
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      • Portage [Cambria County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Chest Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,383 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<6>
    • Spangler [Cambria County]
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      • Spangler [Cambria County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Chest Springs
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    • Bellwood [Blair County]
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      • Bellwood [Blair County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Chest Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,751 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellwood<6>
    • Patton [Cambria County]
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      • Patton [Cambria County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Chest Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,598 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patton<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chest Springs ...

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

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 Chest Springs. 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 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chest Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chest Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chest Springs) 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 Chest Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chest Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chest Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5787, Longitude: -78.6139       In this case, the coordinates for Chest Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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