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Welcome to Chicora ...

Chicora is located in Butler County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chicora has a population of 961 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Chicora.

Chicora is 1,310 feet [399 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chicora had an population of 961 people. This is a decrease of 7.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chicora had a population of 1,043 people. This makes Chicora the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,043 people, the population of Chicora increased 2.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,021 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Chicora.

Communities Also Named Chicora ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Chicora - they are located in Florida, Michigan, Mississippi and South Carolina (2).

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

Communities near Chicora ...

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

  • Butler [Butler County]
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    • Butler [Butler County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Chicora
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,847 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butler<6>
  • Kittanning [Armstrong County]
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    • Kittanning [Armstrong County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Chicora
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,684 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kittanning<6>
  • Slippery Rock [Butler County]
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    • Slippery Rock [Butler County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Chicora
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,508 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slippery Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slippery Rock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slippery Rock<6>
  • Ford City [Armstrong County]
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    • Ford City [Armstrong County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Chicora
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,735 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ford City 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 Ford City<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Freeport [Armstrong County]
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      • Freeport [Armstrong County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Chicora
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,662 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freeport<6>
    • Saxonburg [Butler County]
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      • Saxonburg [Butler County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Chicora
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saxonburg 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 Saxonburg<6>
    • Prospect [Butler County]
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      • Prospect [Butler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Chicora
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,112 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prospect 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 Prospect<6>
    • West Kittanning [Armstrong County]
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      • West Kittanning [Armstrong County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Chicora
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,078 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Kittanning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • East Brady [Clarion County]
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      • East Brady [Clarion County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Chicora
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 904 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Brady have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Brady
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Brady<6>
    • Rimersburg [Clarion County]
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      • Rimersburg [Clarion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Chicora
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 878 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rimersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rimersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rimersburg<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 Chicora. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chicora.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chicora ...

Looking for more information about Chicora? 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 Chicora, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chicora.

Adding Chicora to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Chicora 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 Chicora was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Chicora on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Chicora on our Genealogy Page.

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Butler County

About Pennsylvania

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

The official website for Butler County: www.co.butler.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 Butler, 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 Chicora.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chicora - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Chicora) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chicora. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChicoraOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chicora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9515, Longitude: -79.7428       In this case, the coordinates for Chicora 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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