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Welcome to Hesston ...

Hesston is located in Huntingdon County<1>.

Hesston is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Hesston is located in the (814) area code.

The ZIP code for Hesston: 16647<3>

Communities Also Named Hesston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Hesston - they are located in Indiana and Kansas.

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

Communities near Hesston ...

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

  • Altoona [Blair County]
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    • Altoona [Blair County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Hesston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,989 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<5>
  • Huntingdon [Huntingdon County]
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    • Huntingdon [Huntingdon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Hesston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,879 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntingdon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntingdon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntingdon<5>
  • Hollidaysburg [Blair County]
  • Tyrone [Blair County]
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    • Tyrone [Blair County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Hesston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyrone have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyrone<5>
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    • Roaring Spring [Blair County]
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      • Roaring Spring [Blair County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Hesston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roaring Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roaring Spring<5>
    • Mount Union [Huntingdon County]
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      • Mount Union [Huntingdon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Hesston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,312 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Union<5>
    • Martinsburg [Blair County]
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      • Martinsburg [Blair County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Hesston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,858 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsburg<5>
    • Bellwood [Blair County]
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      • Bellwood [Blair County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Hesston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,751 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellwood<5>
    • Todd [Huntingdon County]
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      • Todd [Huntingdon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Hesston
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    • Williamsburg [Blair County]
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      • Williamsburg [Blair County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Hesston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,167 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsburg<5>

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 Hesston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hesston.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hesston ...

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

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About Huntingdon County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Huntingdon County: www.huntingdoncounty.net/

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 Huntingdon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hesston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Hesston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hesston or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hesston) 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 Hesston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HesstonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hesston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4208, Longitude: -78.1102    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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