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Welcome to Ferndale ...
The location of Ferndale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ferndale has a population of 1,494 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ferndale.
Ferndale is 1,370 feet [418 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Ferndale lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ferndale is within the boundaries of the (814) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ferndale had an population of 1,494 people. This is a decrease of 8.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.54% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ferndale had a population of 1,636 people. This makes Ferndale the county's 12th most populous community.
The population of Ferndale represents 0.01% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 483rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,636 people, the population of Ferndale decreased 10.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,834 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ferndale.
Communities Also Named Ferndale ...
While we believe that this Ferndale is located in Cambria County, we know of another 5 Pennsylvania communities named Ferndale. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bucks, Chester, Lehigh, Northumberland and Schuylkill County.
Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 34 communities that are also named Ferndale - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan (2), Montana, New Brunswick, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (4), Oregon, South Carolina (3), Washington (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ferndale.
Communities near Ferndale ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ferndale.
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 Ferndale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ferndale.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ferndale. 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 Ferndale.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ferndale. See our Newspapers Page for Ferndale.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ferndale ...
Looking for more information about Ferndale? 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 Ferndale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ferndale.
Adding Ferndale to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ferndale 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 Ferndale was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Ferndale on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ferndale on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ferndale. 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/
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This page was last modified: 09 Aug 2022