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Welcome to Curwensville ...

Curwensville is located in Clearfield County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Curwensville has a population of 2,381 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Curwensville is 1,180 feet [360 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Curwensville: (814)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Curwensville had an population of 2,381 people. This is a decrease of 6.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Curwensville had a population of 2,542 people. This makes Curwensville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Curwensville represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 369th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,542 people, the population of Curwensville decreased 4.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,650 people).

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

Adding Curwensville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities near Curwensville ...

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

  • DuBois [Clearfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for DuBois
    • DuBois [Clearfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Curwensville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,287 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for DuBois came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on DuBois
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for DuBois<7>
  • Clearfield [Clearfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearfield
    • Clearfield [Clearfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Curwensville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,784 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clearfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clearfield<7>
  • Philipsburg [Centre County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philipsburg
    • Philipsburg [Centre County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Curwensville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,678 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philipsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philipsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philipsburg<7>
  • Sykesville [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sykesville
    • Sykesville [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Curwensville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,107 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sykesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sykesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sykesville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Osceola Mills [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osceola Mills
      • Osceola Mills [Clearfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Curwensville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,058 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osceola Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osceola Mills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osceola Mills<7>
    • Falls Creek [Jefferson County]
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      • Falls Creek [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Curwensville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 994 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falls Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls Creek<7>
    • Chester Hill [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester Hill
      • Chester Hill [Clearfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Curwensville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 820 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chester Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester Hill
    • Houtzdale [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houtzdale
      • Houtzdale [Clearfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Curwensville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 739 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Houtzdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houtzdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houtzdale<7>
    • Irvona [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irvona
      • Irvona [Clearfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Curwensville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 602 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvona<7>
    • Big Run [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Run
      • Big Run [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Curwensville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 594 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Run

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Curwensville. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Curwensville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Curwensville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Clearfield County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Curwensville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Clearfield County: www.clearfieldco.org/

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 Clearfield, 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 Curwensville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Curwensville - 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' (or 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- Curwensville) 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 Curwensville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CurwensvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Curwensville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9742, Longitude: -78.5239       In this case, the coordinates for Curwensville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<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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