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Welcome to Hastings ...
The location of Hastings has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hastings has a population of 1,158 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Hastings.
Hastings is 1,820 feet [555 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Hastings lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Hastings lies within the (814) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hastings had an population of 1,158 people. This is a decrease of 9.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.17% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hastings had a population of 1,278 people. This makes Hastings the county's 14th most populous community.
The population of Hastings represents 0.01% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 542nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,278 people, the population of Hastings decreased 8.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,398 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hastings.
Communities Also Named Hastings ...
While we believe that this Hastings is located in Cambria County, we know of another 2 Pennsylvania communities named Hastings. Those communities are located in the following counties: Allegheny and Forest County.
Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 33 communities that are also named Hastings - they are located in Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois (3), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hastings.
Communities near Hastings ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hastings.
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 Hastings. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hastings.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hastings. 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 Hastings.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hastings. See our Newspapers Page for Hastings.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hastings ...
Looking for more information about Hastings? 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 Hastings, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hastings.
Adding Hastings to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Hastings 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 Hastings was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Hastings on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hastings on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hastings. 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/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022