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Welcome to Geistown ...

Geistown is located in Cambria County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Geistown has a population of 2,271 people<3> (see below for details).

Geistown is 1,830 feet [558 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Geistown: (814)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Geistown had an population of 2,271 people. This is a decrease of 7.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Geistown had a population of 2,467 people. This makes Geistown the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Geistown represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 379th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,467 people, the population of Geistown decreased 3.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,555 people).

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

Communities near Geistown ...

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

  • Westmont [Cambria County]
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    • Westmont [Cambria County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Geistown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,685 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westmont
  • Windber [Somerset County]
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    • Windber [Somerset County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Geistown
    • 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]
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    • Ebensburg [Cambria County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Geistown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Ebensburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ebensburg<6>
  • Nanty Glo [Cambria County]
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    • Nanty Glo [Cambria County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Geistown
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Portage [Cambria County]
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      • Portage [Cambria County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Geistown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,383 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<6>
    • Cresson [Cambria County]
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      • Cresson [Cambria County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Geistown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,553 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cresson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cresson<6>
    • Ligonier [Westmoreland County]
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      • Ligonier [Westmoreland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Geistown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,510 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ligonier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ligonier<6>
    • Loretto [Cambria County]
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      • Loretto [Cambria County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Geistown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loretto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loretto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loretto<6>
    • East Conemaugh [Cambria County]
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      • East Conemaugh [Cambria County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Geistown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,104 people
      • 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.
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    • Central City [Somerset County]
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      • Central City [Somerset County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Geistown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,029 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Central City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central City<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 Geistown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Geistown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Geistown ...

Looking for more information about Geistown? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Geistown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Geistown.

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About Cambria County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Geistown. 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 Geistown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Geistown - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Geistown) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Geistown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Geistown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Geistown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2923, Longitude: -78.8717       In this case, the coordinates for Geistown 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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