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Welcome to Ernest ...

Ernest is primarily located in Indiana County<1>. A portion of Ernest extends into Montgomery County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ernest has a population of 431 people<3> (see below for details).

Ernest is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ernest had an population of 431 people. This is a decrease of 6.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ernest had a population of 462 people. This makes Ernest the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 462 people, the population of Ernest decreased 7.78% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 501 people).

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

Communities Also Named Ernest ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Ernest - they are located in Georgia, Missouri, Ohio and Saskatchewan.

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

Communities near Ernest ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County]
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    • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Ernest
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,584,064 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<6>
  • Camden [Camden County]
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    • Camden [Camden County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ernest
    • Estimated population in 2019: 73,562 people
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  • Chester [Delaware County]
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    • Chester [Delaware County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Ernest
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,000 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<6>
  • West Chester [Chester County]
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    • West Chester [Chester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Ernest
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,029 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lansdale [Montgomery County]
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      • Lansdale [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Ernest
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,083 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdale<6>
    • Phoenixville [Chester County]
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      • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Ernest
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,968 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phoenixville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenixville<6>
    • Yeadon [Delaware County]
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      • Yeadon [Delaware County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Ernest
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,496 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<6>
    • Gloucester City [Camden County]
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      • Gloucester City [Camden County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Ernest
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,219 people
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    • Darby [Delaware County]
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      • Darby [Delaware County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Ernest
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,702 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darby<6>
    • Lansdowne [Delaware County]
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      • Lansdowne [Delaware County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Ernest
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansdowne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdowne<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 Ernest. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ernest.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ernest ...

Looking for more information about Ernest? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ernest, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ernest.

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About Indiana County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Indiana County: www.countyofindiana.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 Indiana, 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 Ernest.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ernest - 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- Ernest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ernest. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1040, Longitude: -75.3177       In this case, the coordinates for Ernest 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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