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Welcome to Driftwood ...

Driftwood is located in Cameron County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Driftwood has a population of 58 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Driftwood.

Driftwood is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Driftwood: (814)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Driftwood had an population of 58 people. This is a decrease of 13.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 43.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Driftwood had a population of 67 people. This makes Driftwood the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 67 people, the population of Driftwood decreased 34.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 103 people).

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

Adding Driftwood to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Driftwood in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Driftwood elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Driftwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Driftwood - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Driftwood ...

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

  • Emporium [Cameron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emporium
    • Emporium [Cameron County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Driftwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,816 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emporium have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emporium
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emporium<6>
  • Renovo [Clinton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Renovo
    • Renovo [Clinton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Driftwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,205 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Renovo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Renovo<6>
  • Pottersdale [Clearfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pottersdale
    • Pottersdale [Clearfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Driftwood
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottersdale
  • Weber City [Cameron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weber City
    • Weber City [Cameron County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Driftwood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weber City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weber City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bitumen [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bitumen
      • Bitumen [Clinton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Driftwood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bitumen
    • Cooks Run [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooks Run
      • Cooks Run [Clinton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Driftwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooks Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooks Run
    • Westport [Clinton County]
    • Pine Glen [Centre County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Glen
      • Pine Glen [Centre County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Driftwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Glen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Glen
    • Byrnedale [Elk County]
    • Gardeau [McKean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardeau
      • Gardeau [McKean County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Driftwood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardeau

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Driftwood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Cameron County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Driftwood. 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 Cameron, 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 Driftwood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Driftwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Driftwood) 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 Driftwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Driftwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Driftwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3412, Longitude: -78.1345       In this case, the coordinates for Driftwood 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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