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Welcome to Oil City ...

The city of Oil City is located in Venango County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oil City has a population of 9,618 people<2> (see below for details).

Oil City is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oil City had an population of 9,618 people. This is a decrease of 8.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oil City had a population of 10,557 people (which is 19.2% of the total population of Venango County). This makes Oil City the county's most populous community.

The population of Oil City represents 0.08% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 63rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,557 people, the population of Oil City decreased 8.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,504 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Oil City.

Communities Also Named Oil City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Oil City: This one is located in Venango County and the other is located in Cambria County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 18 communities that are also named Oil City - they are located in Alberta, California, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Oil City.

Communities near Oil City ...

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

  • Franklin [Venango County]
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    • Franklin [Venango County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Oil City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,013 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<5>
  • Titusville [Crawford County]
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    • Titusville [Crawford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Oil City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,158 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Titusville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Titusville<5>
  • Cochranton [Crawford County]
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    • Cochranton [Crawford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Oil City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,076 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cochranton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cochranton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cochranton<5>
  • Knox [Clarion County]
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    • Knox [Clarion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Oil City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,069 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knox have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knox
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knox<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pleasantville [Venango County]
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      • Pleasantville [Venango County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Oil City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 812 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasantville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasantville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasantville<5>
    • Polk [Venango County]
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      • Polk [Venango County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Oil City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 768 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polk have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polk
    • Emlenton [Venango County]
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      • Emlenton [Venango County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Oil City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 573 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emlenton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emlenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emlenton<5>
    • Hydetown [Crawford County]
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      • Hydetown [Crawford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Oil City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 508 people
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    • Clintonville [Venango County]
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      • Clintonville [Venango County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Oil City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clintonville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clintonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clintonville<5>
    • Shippenville [Clarion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shippenville
      • Shippenville [Clarion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Oil City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 442 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shippenville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shippenville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shippenville<5>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oil City. Our list includes 19 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Oil City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oil City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Venango County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Venango County: www.co.venango.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 Venango, 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 Oil City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oil City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Oil City) 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 Oil City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oil City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oil City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4350, Longitude: -79.7016    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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