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Welcome to Ebensburg ...

Ebensburg is located in Cambria County<1> and is the County Seat for Cambria County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ebensburg has a population of 3,052 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Ebensburg is 2,040 feet [622 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ebensburg is located in the (814) area code.

The ZIP code for Ebensburg: 15931<4>

Websites for Ebensburg ...

Official Website: www.ebensburgpa.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ebensburg had an population of 3,052 people. This is a decrease of 8.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.26% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ebensburg had a population of 3,351 people. This makes Ebensburg the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Ebensburg represents 0.03% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 287th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,351 people, the population of Ebensburg increased 8.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,091 people).

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

Adding Ebensburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities near Ebensburg ...

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

  • Altoona [Blair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altoona
    • Altoona [Blair County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Ebensburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,989 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<6>
  • Johnstown [Cambria County]
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    • Johnstown [Cambria County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Ebensburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,939 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<6>
  • Hollidaysburg [Blair County]
  • Westmont [Cambria County]
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    • Westmont [Cambria County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Ebensburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,625 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmont have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Windber [Somerset County]
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      • Windber [Somerset County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Ebensburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,789 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windber
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windber<6>
    • Northern Cambria [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northern Cambria
      • Northern Cambria [Cambria County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Ebensburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northern Cambria have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northern Cambria
    • Barnesboro [Cambria County]
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      • Barnesboro [Cambria County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Ebensburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnesboro
    • Nanty Glo [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nanty Glo
      • Nanty Glo [Cambria County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Ebensburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,438 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nanty Glo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanty Glo<6>
    • Roaring Spring [Blair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roaring Spring
      • Roaring Spring [Blair County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Ebensburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roaring Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roaring Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roaring Spring<6>
    • Portage [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portage
      • Portage [Cambria County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Ebensburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,351 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ebensburg. Our list includes 21 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ebensburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ebensburg ...

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

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About Cambria County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ebensburg: www.ebensburgpa.com/

The official website for Cambria County: www.co.cambria.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 Cambria, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ebensburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ebensburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Ebensburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ebensburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ebensburg) 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 Ebensburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EbensburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ebensburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4852, Longitude: -78.7249    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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