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Welcome to Ford City ...

Ford City is located in Armstrong County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ford City has a population of 2,764 people<3> (see below for details).

Ford City is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ford City: (724) and (874)<5>

The ZIP code for Ford City: 16226<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ford City had an population of 2,764 people. This is a decrease of 7.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.91% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ford City had a population of 2,991 people. This makes Ford City the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Ford City represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 322nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,991 people, the population of Ford City decreased 13.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,451 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ford City.

Communities Also Named Ford City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Ford City - they are located in Alabama, California, Missouri and Ontario.

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

Communities near Ford City ...

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

  • Butler [Butler County]
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    • Butler [Butler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the west of Ford City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,885 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butler<8>
  • New Kensington [Westmoreland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Kensington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Kensington
    • New Kensington [Westmoreland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Ford City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,292 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Kensington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Kensington<8>
  • Lower Burrell [Westmoreland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lower Burrell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower Burrell
    • Lower Burrell [Westmoreland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Ford City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,078 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lower Burrell<8>
  • Vandergrift [Westmoreland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vandergrift have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vandergrift
    • Vandergrift [Westmoreland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the south of Ford City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,875 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vandergrift<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arnold [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arnold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnold
      • Arnold [Westmoreland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Ford City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,831 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arnold<8>
    • Tarentum [Allegheny County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tarentum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tarentum
      • Tarentum [Allegheny County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Ford City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,366 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tarentum<8>
    • Brackenridge [Allegheny County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brackenridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brackenridge
      • Brackenridge [Allegheny County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the southwest of Ford City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,135 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brackenridge<8>
    • Leechburg [Armstrong County]
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      • Leechburg [Armstrong County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the south of Ford City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,989 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leechburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leechburg<8>
    • Freeport [Armstrong County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeport
      • Freeport [Armstrong County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southwest of Ford City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,677 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freeport<8>
    • Apollo [Armstrong County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apollo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apollo
      • Apollo [Armstrong County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the south of Ford City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,523 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apollo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apollo<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ford City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Armstrong County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ford City. 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 Armstrong, 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 Ford City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ford City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (874) is an overlay for area code (724).
<6>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 Ford City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ford City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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- Ford City) 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 Ford City. 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 Ford City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ford City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7695, Longitude: -79.5328       In this case, the coordinates for Ford City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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