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The location of Jennerstown

Welcome to Jennerstown ...

Jennerstown is located in Somerset County.

The location of Jennerstown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Jennerstown has a population of 657 people<2> (see below for details).

Jennerstown is 1,890 feet [576 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Jennerstown lies within the (814) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jennerstown had a population of 695 people. This makes Jennerstown the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 695 people, the population of Jennerstown decreased 2.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 714 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Jennerstown had an population of 657 people. This is a decrease of 5.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.98% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Jennerstown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Berlin   [Map]   1,989   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Derry   [Map]   2,558   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Geistown   [Map]   2,303   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Johnstown   [Map]   19,643   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Latrobe   [Map]   7,949   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Portage   [Map]   2,445   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Jennerstown.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Jennerstown. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jennerstown. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jennerstown.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Jennerstown:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jennerstown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Somerset County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Somerset County:

The official website for State of Pennsylvania:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jennerstown.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jennerstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jennerstown) 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 Jennerstown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jennerstown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jennerstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1617, Longitude: -79.0645     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jennerstown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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