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Welcome to Gallitzin ...

Gallitzin is located in Cambria County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gallitzin has a population of 1,534 people<3> (see below for details).

Gallitzin is 2,220 feet [677 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Gallitzin is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Gallitzin lies within the (814) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gallitzin had an population of 1,534 people. This is a decrease of 8.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gallitzin had a population of 1,668 people. This makes Gallitzin the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Gallitzin represents 0.01% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 478th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,668 people, the population of Gallitzin decreased 5.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,756 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gallitzin.

Communities near Gallitzin ...

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

  • Altoona [Blair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altoona
    • Altoona [Blair County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Gallitzin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,364 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<6>
  • Hollidaysburg [Blair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollidaysburg
    • Hollidaysburg [Blair County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Gallitzin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,674 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollidaysburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollidaysburg<6>
  • Tyrone [Blair County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyrone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyrone
    • Tyrone [Blair County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Gallitzin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,139 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyrone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyrone<6>
  • Northern Cambria [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northern Cambria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northern Cambria
    • Northern Cambria [Cambria County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Gallitzin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,505 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northern Cambria
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Gallitzin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ebensburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ebensburg<6>
    • Barnesboro [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnesboro
      • Barnesboro [Cambria County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Gallitzin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnesboro
    • Nanty Glo [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nanty Glo
      • Nanty Glo [Cambria County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Gallitzin
      • 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>
    • Roaring Spring [Blair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roaring Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roaring Spring
      • Roaring Spring [Blair County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Gallitzin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,436 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roaring Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roaring Spring<6>
    • Portage [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portage
      • Portage [Cambria County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Gallitzin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,383 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<6>
    • Spangler [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spangler
      • Spangler [Cambria County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Gallitzin
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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 Gallitzin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gallitzin.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gallitzin. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Gallitzin.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gallitzin ...

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

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 Gallitzin. 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 Gallitzin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gallitzin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gallitzin) 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 Gallitzin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gallitzin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gallitzin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5115, Longitude: -78.5467       In this case, the coordinates for Gallitzin 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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