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Welcome to Mineral Point ...

Mineral Point is located in Cambria County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mineral Point: Mineral Pt.

Mineral Point is 1,370 feet [418 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Mineral Point: (814)

Communities Also Named Mineral Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Mineral Point - they are located in Colorado (2), Missouri, Ohio, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Mineral Point ...

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

  • Johnstown [Cambria County]
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    • Johnstown [Cambria County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Mineral Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,195 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<5>
  • Westmont [Cambria County]
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    • Westmont [Cambria County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Mineral Point
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,685 people
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  • Windber [Somerset County]
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    • Windber [Somerset County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Mineral Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,816 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windber<5>
  • Northern Cambria [Cambria County]
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    • Northern Cambria [Cambria County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Mineral Point
    • 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.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,505 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ebensburg [Cambria County]
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      • Ebensburg [Cambria County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Mineral Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ebensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ebensburg<5>
    • Barnesboro [Cambria County]
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      • Barnesboro [Cambria County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Mineral Point
      • 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Mineral Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,472 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanty Glo<5>
    • Portage [Cambria County]
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      • Portage [Cambria County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Mineral Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,383 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<5>
    • Geistown [Cambria County]
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      • Geistown [Cambria County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Mineral Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geistown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,271 people
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    • Southmont [Cambria County]
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      • Southmont [Cambria County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Mineral Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,076 people
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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 Mineral Point. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mineral Point.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mineral Point ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mineral Point. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mineral Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Mineral Point) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mineral Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3795, Longitude: -78.8353       In this case, the coordinates for Mineral Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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