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Welcome to Freeport ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Freeport has a population of 1,675 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Freeport.
Freeport is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Freeport lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The ZIP code for Freeport: 16229<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Freeport had an population of 1,675 people. This is a decrease of 7.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.63% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Freeport had a population of 1,813 people. This makes Freeport the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Freeport represents 0.01% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 457th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,813 people, the population of Freeport decreased 7.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,962 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Freeport.
Communities Also Named Freeport ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Freeport: This one is located in Armstrong County and the other is located in Erie County.
Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 25 communities that are also named Freeport - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Quebec, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Freeport.
Communities near Freeport ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Freeport.
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 Freeport. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Freeport.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Freeport. 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 Freeport.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Freeport. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Freeport.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Freeport ...
Looking for more information about Freeport? 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 Freeport, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Freeport.
Adding Freeport to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Freeport 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 Freeport was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).
We also found Freeport in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Freeport on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 13 Aug 2022