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Welcome to Oberlin ...
The location of Oberlin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Oberlin is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Oberlin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Oberlin: (717)
Communities Also Named Oberlin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Oberlin - they are located in Alberta, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Michigan (2), North Carolina, Ohio and Oklahoma.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Oberlin.
Communities near Oberlin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Oberlin.
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 Oberlin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oberlin.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oberlin. 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 Oberlin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oberlin. See our Newspapers Page for Oberlin.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oberlin ...
Looking for more information about Oberlin? 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 Oberlin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oberlin.
Adding Oberlin to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Oberlin 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 Oberlin was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Oberlin on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Oberlin on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oberlin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022