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Welcome to Dorothy ...

Dorothy is located in Westmoreland County<1>.

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

Dorothy is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Dorothy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Dorothy - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Minnesota, New Jersey and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Dorothy ...

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

  • Murrysville [Westmoreland County]
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    • Murrysville [Westmoreland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Dorothy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,446 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murrysville<5>
  • Greensburg [Westmoreland County]
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    • Greensburg [Westmoreland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Dorothy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,082 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensburg<5>
  • Jeannette [Westmoreland County]
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    • Jeannette [Westmoreland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Dorothy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,000 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeannette<5>
  • Mount Pleasant [Westmoreland County]
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    • Mount Pleasant [Westmoreland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Dorothy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,186 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<5>
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    • Scottdale [Westmoreland County]
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      • Scottdale [Westmoreland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Dorothy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,060 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Irwin [Westmoreland County]
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      • Irwin [Westmoreland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Dorothy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,716 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Manor [Westmoreland County]
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      • Manor [Westmoreland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Dorothy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,322 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manor<5>
    • Blairsville [Indiana County]
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      • Blairsville [Indiana County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Dorothy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,204 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blairsville<5>
    • Youngwood [Westmoreland County]
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      • Youngwood [Westmoreland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Dorothy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,828 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Youngwood<5>
    • Delmont [Westmoreland County]
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      • Delmont [Westmoreland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Dorothy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,501 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmont<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 Dorothy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dorothy.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dorothy ...

Looking for more information about Dorothy? 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 Dorothy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dorothy.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dorothy - 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- Dorothy) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dorothy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3028, Longitude: -79.3934       In this case, the coordinates for Dorothy 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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