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Welcome to Flinton ...

Flinton is located in Cambria County<1>.

Flinton is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Flinton: (814)

The ZIP code for Flinton: 16640<3>

Communities Also Named Flinton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Flinton - they are located in Illinois and Ontario.

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

Communities near Flinton ...

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

  • Altoona [Blair County]
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    • Altoona [Blair County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Flinton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,989 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<5>
  • Tyrone [Blair County]
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    • Tyrone [Blair County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Flinton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyrone have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyrone<5>
  • Northern Cambria [Cambria County]
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    • Northern Cambria [Cambria County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Flinton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,456 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northern Cambria have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Ebensburg [Cambria County]
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    • Ebensburg [Cambria County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Flinton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,015 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ebensburg<5>
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    • Barnesboro [Cambria County]
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      • Barnesboro [Cambria County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Flinton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Curwensville [Clearfield County]
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      • Curwensville [Clearfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Flinton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,359 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Curwensville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Curwensville<5>
    • Spangler [Cambria County]
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      • Spangler [Cambria County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Flinton
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    • Bellwood [Blair County]
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      • Bellwood [Blair County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Flinton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,751 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellwood<5>
    • Patton [Cambria County]
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      • Patton [Cambria County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Flinton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,576 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patton<5>
    • Cresson [Cambria County]
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      • Cresson [Cambria County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Flinton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cresson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cresson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cresson<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Flinton ...

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

Adding Flinton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Cambria County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Flinton. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Flinton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Flinton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Flinton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Flinton) 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 Flinton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FlintonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flinton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7145, Longitude: -78.5208    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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