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Welcome to Coudersport ...

Coudersport is located in Potter County<1> and is the County Seat for Potter County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Coudersport has a population of 2,403 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Coudersport is 1,640 feet [500 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Coudersport: (814)

The ZIP code for Coudersport: 16915<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Coudersport had an population of 2,403 people. This is a decrease of 5.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Coudersport had a population of 2,546 people (which is 14.58% of the total population of Potter County). This makes Coudersport the county's most populous community.

The population of Coudersport represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 366th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,546 people, the population of Coudersport decreased 3.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,650 people).

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

Communities near Coudersport ...

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

  • Bolivar (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolivar
    • Bolivar lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Coudersport and is located in Allegany County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,020 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolivar have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolivar
  • Port Allegany (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Allegany
    • Port Allegany lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Coudersport and is located in McKean County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,991 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Allegany have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Allegany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Allegany<7>
  • Willing (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willing
    • Willing lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Coudersport and is located in Allegany County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,133 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willing have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willing
  • Galeton (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galeton
    • Galeton lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Coudersport and is located in Potter County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,068 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galeton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galeton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galeton<7>
  • Shinglehouse (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shinglehouse
    • Shinglehouse lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Coudersport and is located in Potter County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,044 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinglehouse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinglehouse<7>
  • Alma (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alma
    • Alma lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Coudersport and is located in Allegany County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 826 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alma have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
  • New Bergen (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Bergen
    • New Bergen was located 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Coudersport and is located in Potter County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 818 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Bergen have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Ulysses (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ulysses
    • Ulysses lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Coudersport and is located in Potter County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 578 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ulysses
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ulysses<7>
  • Austin (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Austin
    • Austin lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Coudersport and is located in Potter County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 528 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Austin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Austin<7>
  • Oswayo (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oswayo
    • Oswayo lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Coudersport and is located in Potter County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oswayo

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Coudersport. Our list includes 29 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Coudersport.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coudersport ...

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

Adding Coudersport to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Coudersport

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Coudersport. 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 Potter, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Coudersport.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coudersport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Coudersport). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Coudersport or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Coudersport) 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 Coudersport. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CoudersportOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coudersport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7706, Longitude: -78.0215    
<6>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.
<7>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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