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Welcome to Johnsonburg ...

Johnsonburg is located in Elk County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Johnsonburg has a population of 2,291 people<2> (see below for details).

Johnsonburg was settled in 1810 and was incorporated in 1891.

The community of Johnsonburg was previously named Quay. Going back to its beginning, Johnsonburg was originally named Quay. For more information about the names of Johnsonburg, see The Names of Johnsonburg on our Genealogy Page.

Johnsonburg is 1,440 feet [439 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Johnsonburg: (814)

The ZIP code for Johnsonburg: 15845<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Johnsonburg had an population of 2,291 people. This is a decrease of 7.73% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.71% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Johnsonburg had a population of 2,483 people (or 7.77% of the total population of Elk County). This makes Johnsonburg the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Johnsonburg represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 375th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,483 people, the population of Johnsonburg decreased 17.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,003 people).

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

Communities Also Named Johnsonburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Johnsonburg: This one is located in Elk County and the other is located in Indiana County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 4 communities that are also named Johnsonburg - they are located in Michigan, New Jersey and New York.

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

Communities near Johnsonburg ...

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

  • Saint Marys [Elk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Marys
    • Saint Marys [Elk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Johnsonburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,260 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marys have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marys
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marys<7>
  • Ridgway [Elk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgway
    • Ridgway [Elk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Johnsonburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,751 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgway have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgway<7>
  • Kane [McKean County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kane
    • Kane [McKean County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Johnsonburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,446 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kane<7>
  • Brockway [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brockway
    • Brockway [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Johnsonburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,033 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brockway have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brockway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brockway<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Jewett [McKean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Jewett
      • Mount Jewett [McKean County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Johnsonburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 849 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Jewett
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Jewett<7>
    • Kylers Corners [Elk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kylers Corners
      • Kylers Corners [Elk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Johnsonburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kylers Corners
    • Coontown [McKean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coontown
      • Coontown [McKean County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Johnsonburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coontown
    • James City [Elk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James City
      • James City [Elk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Johnsonburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for James City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on James City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for James City<7>
    • Horton City [Elk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horton City
      • Horton City [Elk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Johnsonburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horton City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horton City
    • Kanesholm [McKean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kanesholm
      • Kanesholm [McKean County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Johnsonburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kanesholm

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Johnsonburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Elk County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Elk County: www.co.elk.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 Elk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Johnsonburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Johnsonburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Johnsonburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Johnsonburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Johnsonburg) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Johnsonburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Johnsonburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Johnsonburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4901, Longitude: -78.6747    
<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.
<7>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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