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Welcome to Meyersdale ...

Meyersdale is located in Somerset County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Meyersdale has a population of 2,101 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Meyersdale.

Meyersdale is 1,980 feet [604 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Meyersdale: (814)

The ZIP code for Meyersdale: 15552<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Meyersdale had an population of 2,101 people. This is a decrease of 3.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Meyersdale had a population of 2,184 people. This makes Meyersdale the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Meyersdale represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 403rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,184 people, the population of Meyersdale decreased 11.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,473 people).

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

Communities near Meyersdale ...

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

  • Cumberland [Allegany County]
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    • Cumberland [Allegany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Meyersdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,131 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cumberland<6>
  • Frostburg [Allegany County]
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    • Frostburg [Allegany County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Meyersdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,465 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frostburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frostburg<6>
  • Somerset [Somerset County]
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    • Somerset [Somerset County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Meyersdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,817 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Somerset have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerset
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Somerset<6>
  • Berlin [Somerset County]
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    • Berlin [Somerset County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Meyersdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,931 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berlin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berlin<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Boswell [Somerset County]
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      • Boswell [Somerset County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Meyersdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,180 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boswell have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boswell<6>
    • Lonaconing [Allegany County]
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      • Lonaconing [Allegany County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Meyersdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,096 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lonaconing<6>
    • Carpendale [Mineral County]
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      • Carpendale [Mineral County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Meyersdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 900 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carpendale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Grantsville [Garrett County]
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      • Grantsville [Garrett County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Meyersdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 865 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<6>
    • Hyndman [Bedford County]
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      • Hyndman [Bedford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Meyersdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 854 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyndman have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyndman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyndman<6>
    • Rockwood [Somerset County]
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      • Rockwood [Somerset County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Meyersdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 815 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockwood<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Meyersdale. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Meyersdale.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Meyersdale ...

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

Adding Meyersdale to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Meyersdale 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 Meyersdale was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Meyersdale on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Somerset County: www.co.somerset.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 Somerset, 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 Meyersdale.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Meyersdale - 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 Meyersdale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Meyersdale 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Meyersdale) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Meyersdale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MeyersdaleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Meyersdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8132, Longitude: -79.0256    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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