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Welcome to Johnstown ...
When the people of Johnstown refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Johnstowner<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Johnstown has a population of 19,171 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Johnstown.
Johnstown is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Johnstown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Johnstown: (814)
The ZIP code for Johnstown: 15901<5>
Websites for Johnstown ...
Official Website: www.johnstownpa.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Johnstown had an population of 19,171 people. This is a decrease of 8.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.81% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Johnstown had a population of 20,978 people (which is 14.6% of the total population of Cambria County). This makes Johnstown the county's most populous community.
The population of Johnstown represents 0.17% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 20,978 people, the population of Johnstown decreased 12.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 23,906 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Johnstown.
Communities Also Named Johnstown ...
While we believe that this Johnstown is located in Cambria County, we know of another 3 Pennsylvania communities named Johnstown. Those communities are located in the following counties: Allegheny, Lebanon and Union County.
Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 39 communities that are also named Johnstown - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Colorado (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Maryland, Michigan, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), West Virginia (3), Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Johnstown.
Communities near Johnstown ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Johnstown.
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 Johnstown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Johnstown.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Johnstown. 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 Johnstown.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Johnstown. Our list includes 40 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Johnstown.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Johnstown ...
Looking for more information about Johnstown? 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 Johnstown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Johnstown.
Adding Johnstown to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Johnstown 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 Johnstown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Johnstown on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Johnstown on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Johnstown: www.johnstownpa.com/
The official website for Cambria County: www.co.cambria.pa.us/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2022