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Welcome to Grove City ...

Grove City is located in Mercer County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Grove City, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grove City has a population of 7,697 people<3> (see below for details).

Grove City is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Grove City: (724) & (874)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grove City had an population of 7,697 people. This is a decrease of 7.51% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grove City had a population of 8,322 people (which is 7.13% of the total population of Mercer County). This makes Grove City the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Grove City represents 0.07% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 95th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,322 people, the population of Grove City increased 3.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,024 people).

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

Communities Also Named Grove City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Grove City - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Ohio and Oregon.

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

Communities near Grove City ...

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

  • Youngstown
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Warren
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warren
    • Warren is located in Trumbull County (OH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,479 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warren <6>
  • New Castle
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
  • Niles
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niles
    • Niles is located in Trumbull County (OH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,050 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Niles <6>
  • Struthers
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Struthers
    • Struthers is located in Mahoning County (OH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,039 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Struthers <6>
  • Girard
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Girard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Girard
    • Girard is located in Trumbull County (OH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,159 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Girard <6>
  • Campbell
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campbell
    • Campbell is located in Mahoning County (OH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,733 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campbell <6>
  • Canfield
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canfield
    • Canfield is located in Mahoning County (OH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,141 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canfield <6>
  • Cortland
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cortland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cortland
    • Cortland is located in Trumbull County (OH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,741 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cortland <6>
  • Greenville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville is located in Mercer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,177 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville <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 Grove City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grove City.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grove City. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Grove City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grove City ...

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

Adding Grove City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Grove City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Grove City was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Grove City.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grove City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mercer County: www.mcc.co.mercer.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 Mercer, 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 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 Grove City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grove City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (874) is an overlay for area code (724).
<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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