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Welcome to Kaylor ...

Kaylor is located in Cambria County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Kaylor, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Kaylor is 2,040 feet [622 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Kaylor is located in the (814) area code.

Communities Also Named Kaylor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Kaylor: This one is located in Cambria County and the other is located in Armstrong County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 3 communities that are also named Kaylor - they are located in Alabama and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Kaylor ...

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

  • Altoona
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Johnstown
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Hollidaysburg
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Westmont
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westmont
    • Westmont is located in Cambria County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,625 people
  • Windber
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Northern Cambria
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northern Cambria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northern Cambria
    • Northern Cambria is located in Cambria County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,456 people
  • Ebensburg
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
  • Barnesboro
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnesboro
    • Barnesboro is located in Cambria County
  • Nanty Glo
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
  • Roaring Spring
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roaring Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roaring Spring
    • Roaring Spring is located in Blair County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,399 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roaring Spring <4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kaylor ...

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

Adding Kaylor to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kaylor in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Kaylor was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Kaylor on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Kaylor.

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

The official website for Cambria County: www.co.cambria.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 Cambria, 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 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 Kaylor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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