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Welcome to Cotton Town ...

Cotton Town is located in Blair County<1>.

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

Cotton Town is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Cotton Town is within the (814) area code.

Websites for Cotton Town ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.blairchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Cotton Town, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Cotton Town ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Cotton Town - they are located in Arkansas (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Cotton Town ...

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

  • Altoona [Blair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altoona
    • Altoona [Blair County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Cotton Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,364 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<5>
  • Hollidaysburg [Blair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollidaysburg
    • Hollidaysburg [Blair County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Cotton Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,674 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollidaysburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollidaysburg<5>
  • Windber [Somerset County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windber
    • Windber [Somerset County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Cotton Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,816 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windber
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windber<5>
  • Ebensburg [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ebensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ebensburg
    • Ebensburg [Cambria County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Cotton Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ebensburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ebensburg<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Roaring Spring [Blair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roaring Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roaring Spring
      • Roaring Spring [Blair County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Cotton Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,436 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roaring Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roaring Spring<5>
    • Portage [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portage
      • Portage [Cambria County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Cotton Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,383 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<5>
    • Martinsburg [Blair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsburg
      • Martinsburg [Blair County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Cotton Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,836 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsburg<5>
    • Cresson [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cresson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cresson
      • Cresson [Cambria County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Cotton Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,553 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cresson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cresson<5>
    • Gallitzin [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallitzin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallitzin
      • Gallitzin [Cambria County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Cotton Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,534 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallitzin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallitzin<5>
    • Loretto [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loretto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loretto
      • Loretto [Cambria County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Cotton Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,190 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loretto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loretto<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 Cotton Town. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cotton Town.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cotton Town ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cotton Town. 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 Blair, 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 Cotton Town - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Cotton Town) 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 Cotton Town. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cotton Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cotton Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2795, Longitude: -78.4808       In this case, the coordinates for Cotton Town 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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