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Welcome to Northern Cambria ...

Northern Cambria is located in Cambria County<1>.


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


From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Northern Cambria has a population of 3,500 people<3> (see below for details).

Northern Cambria is 1,590 feet [485 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Northern Cambria is within the boundaries of the (814) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Northern Cambria had an population of 3,500 people. This is a decrease of 8.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Northern Cambria had a population of 3,835 people. This makes Northern Cambria the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Northern Cambria represents 0.03% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 262nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,835 people, the population of Northern Cambria decreased 8.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,199 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Northern Cambria.

Communities near Northern Cambria ...

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

  • Indiana
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Ebensburg
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Nanty Glo
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Portage
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Patton
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patton
    • Patton is located in Cambria County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,576 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patton <5>
  • Cresson
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Gallitzin
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallitzin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallitzin
    • Gallitzin is located in Cambria County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,514 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallitzin <5>
  • Clymer
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clymer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clymer
    • Clymer is located in Indiana County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,262 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clymer <5>
  • Loretto
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Carrolltown
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Northern Cambria ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Northern Cambria. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Northern Cambria.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Northern Cambria - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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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