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Welcome to Hillside ...

Hillside is located in Westmoreland County<1>.

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

Hillside is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Hillside ...

While we believe that this Hillside is located in Westmoreland County, we know of another 4 Pennsylvania communities named Hillside. Those communities are located in the following counties: Lehigh, Luzerne, Montgomery and Schuylkill County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 55 communities that are also named Hillside - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado (2), Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (5), Nova Scotia (3), Ontario, Oregon, Quebec, South Carolina (3), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah (2), Washington and Wisconsin (3).

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

Communities near Hillside ...

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

  • Johnstown [Cambria County]
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    • Johnstown [Cambria County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Hillside
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,939 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<5>
  • Greensburg [Westmoreland County]
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    • Greensburg [Westmoreland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Hillside
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,082 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensburg<5>
  • Indiana [Indiana County]
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    • Indiana [Indiana County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Hillside
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,120 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indiana<5>
  • Jeannette [Westmoreland County]
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    • Jeannette [Westmoreland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Hillside
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,000 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeannette<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Latrobe [Westmoreland County]
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      • Latrobe [Westmoreland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Hillside
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,767 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latrobe<5>
    • Westmont [Cambria County]
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      • Westmont [Cambria County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Hillside
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,625 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.
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    • Blairsville [Indiana County]
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      • Blairsville [Indiana County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Hillside
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,204 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blairsville<5>
    • Youngwood [Westmoreland County]
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      • Youngwood [Westmoreland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Hillside
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,828 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Youngwood<5>
    • Delmont [Westmoreland County]
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      • Delmont [Westmoreland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Hillside
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,501 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delmont 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 Delmont<5>
    • Derry [Westmoreland County]
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      • Derry [Westmoreland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Hillside
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derry 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 Derry<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 Hillside. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hillside.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hillside ...

Looking for more information about Hillside? 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 Hillside, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hillside.

Adding Hillside to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hillside 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 Hillside was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hillside on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Westmoreland County: www.co.westmoreland.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 Westmoreland, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hillside - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Hillside) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hillside. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3681, Longitude: -79.2606       In this case, the coordinates for Hillside have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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