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Welcome to Donation ...

Donation is located in Huntingdon County<1>.

Donation is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Donation: (814)

Communities near Donation ...

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

  • State College [Centre County]
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    • State College [Centre County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Donation
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,366 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for State College<4>
  • Lewistown [Mifflin County]
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    • Lewistown [Mifflin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Donation
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,085 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewistown<4>
  • Huntingdon [Huntingdon County]
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    • Huntingdon [Huntingdon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Donation
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,879 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntingdon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntingdon<4>
  • Tyrone [Blair County]
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    • Tyrone [Blair County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Donation
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyrone have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyrone<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Union [Huntingdon County]
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      • Mount Union [Huntingdon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Donation
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,312 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Union<4>
    • Williamsburg [Blair County]
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      • Williamsburg [Blair County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Donation
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,167 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Port Matilda [Centre County]
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      • Port Matilda [Centre County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Donation
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 582 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Matilda have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Matilda<4>
    • Juniata Terrace [Mifflin County]
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      • Juniata Terrace [Mifflin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Donation
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 533 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Juniata Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Petersburg [Huntingdon County]
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      • Petersburg [Huntingdon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Donation
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 460 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mapleton [Huntingdon County]
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      • Mapleton [Huntingdon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Donation
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mapleton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Donation. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Donation.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Donation ...

Looking for more information about Donation? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Donation, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Donation.

Adding Donation to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Huntingdon County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Huntingdon County: www.huntingdoncounty.net/

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 Huntingdon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Donation - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Donation) 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 Donation. 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 DonationOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Donation. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5665, Longitude: -77.9386    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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