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Welcome to Port Matilda ...

Port Matilda is located in Centre County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Port Matilda has a population of 588 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Port Matilda is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Port Matilda had an population of 588 people. This is a decrease of 2.97% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Matilda had a population of 606 people. This makes Port Matilda the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 606 people, the population of Port Matilda decreased 5.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 638 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Matilda.

Communities near Port Matilda ...

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

  • State College [Centre County]
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    • State College [Centre County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Port Matilda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,366 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for State College<6>
  • Bellefonte [Centre County]
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    • Bellefonte [Centre County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Port Matilda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,188 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellefonte<6>
  • Tyrone [Blair County]
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    • Tyrone [Blair County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Port Matilda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyrone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyrone<6>
  • Philipsburg [Centre County]
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    • Philipsburg [Centre County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Port Matilda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,678 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philipsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philipsburg<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Centre Hall [Centre County]
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      • Centre Hall [Centre County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Port Matilda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,216 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre Hall<6>
    • Milesburg [Centre County]
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      • Milesburg [Centre County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Port Matilda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,064 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milesburg<6>
    • Osceola Mills [Clearfield County]
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      • Osceola Mills [Clearfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Port Matilda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,058 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osceola Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osceola Mills<6>
    • Chester Hill [Clearfield County]
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      • Chester Hill [Clearfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Port Matilda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 820 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chester Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Snow Shoe [Centre County]
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      • Snow Shoe [Centre County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Port Matilda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 758 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Shoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Shoe<6>
    • Houtzdale [Clearfield County]
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      • Houtzdale [Clearfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Port Matilda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 739 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Houtzdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houtzdale<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 Port Matilda. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Port Matilda.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Matilda ...

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

Adding Port Matilda to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Centre, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Port Matilda.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Matilda - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Port Matilda) 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 Port Matilda. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port MatildaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Matilda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8031, Longitude: -78.0539       In this case, the coordinates for Port Matilda have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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