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Welcome to Falls Creek ...

Falls Creek is primarily located in Jefferson County<1>. A portion of Falls Creek extends into Clearfield County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Falls Creek: Falls Crk. (or less commonly used: Falls Ck. or Falls Cr.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Falls Creek for more information about variations on the name of Falls Creek.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Falls Creek has a population of 999 people<3> (see below for details).

Falls Creek is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Falls Creek is within the boundaries of the (814) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Falls Creek had an population of 999 people. This is a decrease of 3.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Falls Creek had a population of 1,037 people. This makes Falls Creek the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,037 people, the population of Falls Creek increased 5.49% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 983 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Falls Creek.

Communities Also Named Falls Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Falls Creek - they are located in British Columbia and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Falls Creek ...

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

  • Punxsutawney [Jefferson County]
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    • Punxsutawney [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Falls Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,704 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Punxsutawney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Punxsutawney<6>
  • Brookville [Jefferson County]
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    • Brookville [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Falls Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,791 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookville<6>
  • Ridgway [Elk County]
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    • Ridgway [Elk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Falls Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,751 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgway<6>
  • Reynoldsville [Jefferson County]
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    • Reynoldsville [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Falls Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reynoldsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,647 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reynoldsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Curwensville [Clearfield County]
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      • Curwensville [Clearfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Falls Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Curwensville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,385 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Curwensville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Curwensville<6>
    • Brockway [Jefferson County]
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      • Brockway [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Falls Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brockway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,033 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brockway<6>
    • Sykesville [Jefferson County]
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      • Sykesville [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Falls Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sykesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,115 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sykesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sykesville<6>
    • Big Run [Lawrence County]
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      • Big Run [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Falls Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 599 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Run
    • Mahaffey [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mahaffey
      • Mahaffey [Clearfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Falls Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mahaffey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 352 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mahaffey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mahaffey<6>
    • Grampian [Clearfield County]
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      • Grampian [Clearfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Falls Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grampian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 325 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grampian
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grampian<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 Falls Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Falls Creek.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Falls Creek ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Falls Creek. 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 Jefferson, 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 Falls Creek.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Falls Creek - 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- Falls Creek) 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 Falls Creek. 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 Falls Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Falls Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1423, Longitude: -78.8034       In this case, the coordinates for Falls Creek 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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