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Welcome to Loretto ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Loretto has a population of 1,179 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Loretto.
Loretto is 1,920 feet [585 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Loretto lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Loretto is located in the (814) area code.
The ZIP code for Loretto: 15940<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Loretto had an population of 1,179 people. This is a decrease of 9.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.92% since the 2000 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 (with 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.
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.
Adding Loretto to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Loretto 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 Loretto was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Loretto on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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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: 13 Aug 2022