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Welcome to Conemaugh ...

Conemaugh is located in Cambria County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Conemaugh, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1815.

Conemaugh is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Conemaugh is located in the (814) area code.

Communities near Conemaugh ...

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

  • Windber
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Blairsville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Ebensburg
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Nanty Glo
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Portage
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Geistown
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geistown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geistown
    • Geistown is located in Cambria County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,242 people
  • Homer City
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Cresson
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Ligonier
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Loretto
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Conemaugh ...

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

Adding Conemaugh to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Conemaugh in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Conemaugh was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Conemaugh post office opened in 1815.

We also found Conemaugh in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Conemaugh.

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

The official website for Cambria County:

The official website for State of Pennsylvania:

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 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 Conemaugh - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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