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Welcome to Distant ...

Distant is located in Armstrong County<1>.

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

Distant is 1,400 feet [427 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Distant ...

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

  • Clarion [Clarion County]
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    • Clarion [Clarion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Distant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,707 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarion<5>
  • Brookville [Jefferson County]
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    • Brookville [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Distant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,791 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookville<5>
  • Kittanning [Armstrong County]
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    • Kittanning [Armstrong County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Distant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,722 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kittanning
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kittanning<5>
  • Ford City [Armstrong County]
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    • Ford City [Armstrong County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Distant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,764 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ford City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ford City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ford City<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Kittanning [Armstrong County]
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      • West Kittanning [Armstrong County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Distant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,090 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Kittanning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • East Brady [Clarion County]
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      • East Brady [Clarion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Distant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 906 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Brady have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Brady
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Brady<5>
    • Rimersburg [Clarion County]
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      • Rimersburg [Clarion County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Distant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 881 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rimersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rimersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rimersburg<5>
    • Rural Valley [Armstrong County]
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      • Rural Valley [Armstrong County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Distant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 814 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rural Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rural Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rural Valley<5>
    • Parker [Armstrong County]
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      • Parker [Armstrong County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Distant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 802 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parker<5>
    • Sligo [Clarion County]
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      • Sligo [Clarion County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Distant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 666 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sligo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sligo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sligo<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Distant ...

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

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About Armstrong County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Armstrong, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Distant - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Distant) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Distant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9695, Longitude: -79.3567       In this case, the coordinates for Distant have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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