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Welcome to Derry ...

Derry is located in Westmoreland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Derry has a population of 2,512 people<3> (see below for details).

Derry is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Derry ...

Official Website: www.derrypa.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Derry had an population of 2,512 people. This is a decrease of 6.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Derry had a population of 2,688 people. This makes Derry the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Derry represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 348th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,688 people, the population of Derry decreased 10.13% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,991 people).

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

Communities Also Named Derry ...

While we believe that this Derry is located in Westmoreland County, we know of another 3 Pennsylvania communities named Derry. Those communities are located in the following counties: Columbia, Dauphin and Montour County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 10 communities that are also named Derry - they are located in Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico and Oregon.

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

Communities near Derry ...

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

  • Greensburg [Westmoreland County]
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    • Greensburg [Westmoreland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Derry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,113 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensburg<6>
  • Jeannette [Westmoreland County]
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    • Jeannette [Westmoreland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Derry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,074 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeannette<6>
  • Latrobe [Westmoreland County]
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    • Latrobe [Westmoreland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Derry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,830 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latrobe<6>
  • Westmont [Cambria County]
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    • Westmont [Cambria County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Derry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,685 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Pleasant [Westmoreland County]
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      • Mount Pleasant [Westmoreland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Derry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<6>
    • Manor [Westmoreland County]
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      • Manor [Westmoreland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Derry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,344 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manor<6>
    • Blairsville [Indiana County]
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      • Blairsville [Indiana County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Derry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,216 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blairsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blairsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blairsville<6>
    • Youngwood [Westmoreland County]
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      • Youngwood [Westmoreland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Derry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,857 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Youngwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Youngwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Youngwood<6>
    • Delmont [Westmoreland County]
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      • Delmont [Westmoreland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Derry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,525 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmont<6>
    • Southmont [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southmont
      • Southmont [Cambria County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Derry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,076 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southmont

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Derry ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Westmoreland County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Derry: www.derrypa.com/

The official website for Westmoreland County: www.co.westmoreland.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 Westmoreland, 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 Derry.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Derry - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Derry) 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 Derry. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Derry

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Derry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3342, Longitude: -79.3056       In this case, the coordinates for Derry 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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