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Welcome to Edinboro ...

Edinboro is located in Erie County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Edinboro has a population of 5,421 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Edinboro is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Edinboro is within the (814) area code.

Websites for Edinboro ...

Official Website: www.edinboro.net/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Edinboro had an population of 5,421 people. This is a decrease of 15.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Edinboro had a population of 6,438 people. This makes Edinboro the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Edinboro represents 0.05% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 135th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,438 people, the population of Edinboro decreased 7.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,950 people).

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

Communities near Edinboro ...

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

  • Erie [Erie County]
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    • Erie [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Edinboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,077 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erie<6>
  • Meadville [Crawford County]
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    • Meadville [Crawford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Edinboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,386 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meadville<6>
  • Union City [Erie County]
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    • Union City [Erie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Edinboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,097 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union City<6>
  • Wesleyville [Erie County]
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    • Wesleyville [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Edinboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,093 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesleyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesleyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wesleyville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Girard [Erie County]
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      • Girard [Erie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Edinboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,897 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Girard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Girard
    • Lake City [Erie County]
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      • Lake City [Erie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Edinboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,836 people
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    • Cambridge Springs [Crawford County]
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      • Cambridge Springs [Crawford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Edinboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,665 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cambridge Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cambridge Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cambridge Springs<6>
    • Borough of Fairview [Erie County]
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      • Borough of Fairview [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Edinboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Borough of Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Borough of Fairview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Borough of Fairview<6>
    • Waterford [Erie County]
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      • Waterford [Erie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Edinboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,486 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterford<6>
    • Albion [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
      • Albion [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Edinboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,445 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<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 Edinboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Edinboro.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edinboro ...

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

Adding Edinboro to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Mentions & References for Edinboro

Find a Community within Pennsylvania

About Erie County

About Pennsylvania

The official website for Edinboro: www.edinboro.net/

The official website for Erie County: www.eriecountygov.org/

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 Erie, 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 Edinboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Edinboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Edinboro) 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 Edinboro. 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 EdinboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edinboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8751, Longitude: -80.1281       In this case, the coordinates for Edinboro 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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