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Donegal, Pennsylvania

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The location of Donegal

Welcome to Donegal ...

Donegal is located in Westmoreland County.

The location of Donegal has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Donegal has a population of 116 people<2> (see below for details).

Donegal is 1,830 feet [558 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Donegal had a population of 120 people. This makes Donegal the county's 41st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 120 people, the population of Donegal decreased 27.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 165 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Donegal had an population of 116 people. This is a decrease of 3.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 29.7% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Donegal ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Connellsville   [Map]   7,368   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Derry   [Map]   2,558   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Greensburg   [Map]   14,299   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jeannette   [Map]   9,190   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Latrobe   [Map]   7,949   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mount Pleasant   [Map]   4,295   W   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Donegal.

Communities Also Named Donegal ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Donegal - they are located in Georgia, Kansas, Mississippi, New Brunswick and Ontario (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Donegal. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Donegal. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Donegal.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Donegal:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Donegal ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Westmoreland County:

The official website for State of Pennsylvania:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Donegal.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Donegal - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Donegal) 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 Donegal. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Donegal

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Donegal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1142, Longitude: -79.3778     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Donegal have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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