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Welcome to Howard ...

Howard is located in Centre County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Howard has a population of 735 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Howard.

Howard is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Howard had an population of 735 people. This is an increase of 2.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Howard had a population of 720 people. This makes Howard the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 720 people, the population of Howard increased 3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 699 people).

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

Communities Also Named Howard ...

While we believe that this Howard is located in Centre County, we know of another 3 Pennsylvania communities named Howard. Those communities are located in the following counties: Allegheny, Cameron and McKean County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 49 communities that are also named Howard - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Brunswick, New York (3), North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Texas (3), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Howard ...

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

  • State College [Centre County]
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    • State College [Centre County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Howard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,366 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on State College
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for State College<6>
  • Lock Haven [Clinton County]
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    • Lock Haven [Clinton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Howard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,694 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lock Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lock Haven<6>
  • Bellefonte [Centre County]
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    • Bellefonte [Centre County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Howard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,188 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellefonte<6>
  • Mill Hall [Clinton County]
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    • Mill Hall [Clinton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Howard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,586 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Hall 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 Mill Hall<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flemington [Clinton County]
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      • Flemington [Clinton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Howard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,312 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flemington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Centre Hall [Centre County]
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      • Centre Hall [Centre County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Howard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,216 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre Hall<6>
    • Milesburg [Centre County]
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      • Milesburg [Centre County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Howard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,064 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milesburg<6>
    • Millheim [Centre County]
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      • Millheim [Centre County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Howard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 876 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millheim have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millheim
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millheim<6>
    • Snow Shoe [Centre County]
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      • Snow Shoe [Centre County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Howard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 758 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Shoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Shoe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Shoe<6>
    • Beech Creek [Clinton County]
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      • Beech Creek [Clinton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Howard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beech Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beech Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beech Creek<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 Howard. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Howard.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Howard ...

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

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

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 Centre, 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 Howard.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Howard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Howard) 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 Howard. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HowardOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Howard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0126, Longitude: -77.6544       In this case, the coordinates for Howard 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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