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Welcome to Emporium ...

Emporium is located in Cameron County<1> and is the County Seat for Cameron County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Emporium has a population of 1,808 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Emporium is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Emporium is within the (814) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Emporium had an population of 1,808 people. This is a decrease of 12.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 28.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Emporium had a population of 2,073 people (or 40.77% of the total population of Cameron County). This makes Emporium the county's most populous community.

The population of Emporium represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 421st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,073 people, the population of Emporium decreased 17.93% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,526 people).

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

Communities near Emporium ...

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

  • Saint Marys [Elk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Marys
    • Saint Marys [Elk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Emporium
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,157 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marys have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marys
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marys<6>
  • Austin [Potter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Austin
    • Austin [Potter County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Emporium
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 528 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Austin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Austin<6>
  • Driftwood [Cameron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Driftwood
    • Driftwood [Cameron County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Emporium
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 57 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Driftwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Driftwood<6>
  • Cameron [Cameron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cameron
    • Cameron [Cameron County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Emporium
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameron
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beechwood [Cameron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beechwood
      • Beechwood [Cameron County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Emporium
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beechwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beechwood
    • Gardeau [McKean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardeau
      • Gardeau [McKean County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Emporium
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardeau
    • Huntley [Cameron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntley
      • Huntley [Cameron County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Emporium
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntley
    • Grant [Elk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grant
      • Grant [Elk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Emporium
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grant
    • Crosby [McKean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crosby
      • Crosby [McKean County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Emporium
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crosby
    • Hammersley Fork [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hammersley Fork
      • Hammersley Fork [Clinton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Emporium
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hammersley Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hammersley Fork

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Emporium. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Emporium.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Emporium ...

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

Adding Emporium to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Cameron County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Emporium. 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 Emporium.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Emporium - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Emporium) 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 Emporium. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EmporiumOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Emporium. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5103, Longitude: -78.2414       In this case, the coordinates for Emporium 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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