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Welcome to Cresson ...
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 1,551 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Cresson.
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 1,551 people. This is a decrease of 9.35% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.9% 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 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.
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 Pages 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Cresson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cresson.
Adding Cresson to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Cresson 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 Cresson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Cresson on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cresson on our Genealogy Page.
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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/
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This page was last modified: 18 Aug 2022