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Welcome to Loretto ...

Loretto is located in Cambria County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Loretto has a population of 1,190 people<3> (see below for details).

Loretto is 1,920 feet [585 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Loretto is located in the (814) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Loretto had an population of 1,190 people. This is a decrease of 8.6% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Loretto had a population of 1,302 people. This makes Loretto the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Loretto represents 0.01% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 537th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,302 people, the population of Loretto increased 9.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,190 people).

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

Communities Also Named Loretto ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Loretto - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio, Ontario, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Loretto ...

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

  • Altoona [Blair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altoona
    • Altoona [Blair County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Loretto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,364 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<6>
  • Johnstown [Cambria County]
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    • Johnstown [Cambria County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Loretto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,195 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<6>
  • Hollidaysburg [Blair County]
  • Northern Cambria [Cambria County]
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    • Northern Cambria [Cambria County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Loretto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,505 people
    • 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.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ebensburg [Cambria County]
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      • Ebensburg [Cambria County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Loretto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ebensburg 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 Ebensburg<6>
    • Barnesboro [Cambria County]
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      • Barnesboro [Cambria County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Loretto
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Nanty Glo [Cambria County]
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      • Nanty Glo [Cambria County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Loretto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,472 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nanty Glo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanty Glo<6>
    • Roaring Spring [Blair County]
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      • Roaring Spring [Blair County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Loretto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,436 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Roaring Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roaring Spring<6>
    • Portage [Cambria County]
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      • Portage [Cambria County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Loretto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,383 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<6>
    • Geistown [Cambria County]
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      • Geistown [Cambria County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Loretto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,271 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geistown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geistown

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Loretto ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Cambria County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Loretto. 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 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 Loretto.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Loretto - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Loretto) 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 Loretto. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Loretto

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loretto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5067, Longitude: -78.6375       In this case, the coordinates for Loretto 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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