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Welcome to Cresson ...

Cresson is located in Cambria County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cresson has a population of 1,553 people<3> (see below for details).

Cresson is 2,050 feet [625 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Cresson lies within the (814) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cresson had an population of 1,553 people. This is a decrease of 9.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cresson had a population of 1,711 people. This makes Cresson the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Cresson represents 0.01% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 472nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,711 people, the population of Cresson increased 4.9% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,631 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cresson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Cresson - they are located in Kansas, Minnesota and Texas.

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

Communities near Cresson ...

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

  • Altoona [Blair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altoona
    • Altoona [Blair County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Cresson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,364 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<6>
  • Johnstown [Cambria County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnstown
    • Johnstown [Cambria County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Cresson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,195 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<6>
  • Hollidaysburg [Blair County]
  • Northern Cambria [Cambria County]
    • 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.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northern Cambria
    • Northern Cambria [Cambria County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Cresson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,505 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northern Cambria
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Cresson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ebensburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ebensburg<6>
    • Barnesboro [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnesboro
      • Barnesboro [Cambria County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Cresson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnesboro
    • Nanty Glo [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nanty Glo
      • Nanty Glo [Cambria County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Cresson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,472 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nanty Glo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanty Glo<6>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Cresson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,436 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roaring Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roaring Spring<6>
    • Portage [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portage
      • Portage [Cambria County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Cresson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,383 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<6>
    • Geistown [Cambria County]
      • 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 [Cambria County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Cresson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,271 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geistown

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Page for Cresson ...

Looking for more information about Cresson? 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.

You can learn more by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cresson.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Cambria County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cresson. 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 Cresson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cresson - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cresson) 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 Cresson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cresson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cresson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4634, Longitude: -78.5914       In this case, the coordinates for Cresson 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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