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Welcome to Ferndale ...

Ferndale is located in Cambria County<1>.

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 1,495 people<3> (see below for details).

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 lies within the (814) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ferndale had an population of 1,495 people. This is a decrease of 8.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.48% 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 (which had 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.

  • Windber [Somerset County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windber
    • Windber [Somerset County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ferndale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,816 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windber
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windber<6>
  • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Ferndale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ebensburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ebensburg<6>
  • Nanty Glo [Cambria County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nanty Glo
    • Nanty Glo [Cambria County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Ferndale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nanty Glo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanty Glo<6>
  • Portage [Cambria County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portage
    • Portage [Cambria County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Ferndale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ligonier [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ligonier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ligonier
      • Ligonier [Westmoreland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Ferndale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,510 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ligonier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ligonier<6>
    • Boswell [Somerset County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boswell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boswell
      • Boswell [Somerset County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Ferndale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,186 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boswell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boswell<6>
    • East Conemaugh [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Conemaugh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Conemaugh
      • East Conemaugh [Cambria County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Ferndale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,104 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Conemaugh
    • Central City [Somerset County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central City
      • Central City [Somerset County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Ferndale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,029 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central City<6>
    • Paint [Somerset County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paint have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paint
      • Paint [Somerset County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Ferndale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 935 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paint
    • South Fork [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fork
      • South Fork [Cambria County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Ferndale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 842 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Fork<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 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cambria County

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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/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ferndale.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ferndale - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ferndale) 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 Ferndale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ferndale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ferndale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2892, Longitude: -78.9200       In this case, the coordinates for Ferndale 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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