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Welcome to Elton ...

Elton is located in Cambria County<1>.

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

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

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

Elton lies within the (814) area code.

Communities Also Named Elton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Elton - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Elton ...

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

  • Johnstown [Cambria County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnstown
    • Johnstown [Cambria County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Elton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,195 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<5>
  • Westmont [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westmont
    • Westmont [Cambria County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Elton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,685 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westmont
  • Windber [Somerset County]
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    • Windber [Somerset County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Elton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,816 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windber<5>
  • Ebensburg [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ebensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ebensburg
    • Ebensburg [Cambria County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Elton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ebensburg<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nanty Glo [Cambria County]
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      • Nanty Glo [Cambria County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Elton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,472 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nanty Glo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanty Glo<5>
    • Portage [Cambria County]
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      • Portage [Cambria County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Elton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,383 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<5>
    • Geistown [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geistown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geistown
      • Geistown [Cambria County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Elton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,271 people
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    • Southmont [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southmont
      • Southmont [Cambria County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Elton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,076 people
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    • Cresson [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cresson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cresson
      • Cresson [Cambria County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Elton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,553 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cresson<5>
    • Ferndale [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferndale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferndale
      • Ferndale [Cambria County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Elton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferndale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferndale<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 Elton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cambria County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>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 Elton - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Elton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2798, Longitude: -78.8022       In this case, the coordinates for Elton 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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