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Crestview, Pennsylvania
(Montgomery County)

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Census Data for Crestview ...

Although we found mention of Crestview during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer..

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Crestview. If you can help us locate Crestview, please Contact Us.

As far as we can tell, Crestview has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Crestview, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

Montgomery County ...

Crestview is located in Montgomery County<2>.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Montgomery County.

Miscellaneous Information for Crestview ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Montgomery County or the community of Crestview:

  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Crestview is located in Census Region #1 (the Northeast Region) and Division #2 (the Middle Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Crestview.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Montgomery County:

The official website for State of Pennsylvania:

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Crestview and then turned west". While Crestview could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Crestview as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Crestview could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

Just in case there has been confusion between counties, we found that there are 2 Pennsylvania communities also named Crestview. While this community is located in Montgomery County, the others are located in the following counties: Northampton and Washington. For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Crestview.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Montgomery, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.






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