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Port Royal, Pennsylvania
(Juniata County)

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Welcome to Port Royal ...

Port Royal is located in Juniata County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Port Royal: Prt. Royal

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Port Royal has a population of 908 people<3> (see below for details).

Port Royal is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Port Royal: (717)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Port Royal had an population of 908 people. This is a decrease of 1.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.06% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Royal had a population of 925 people. This makes Port Royal the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 925 people, the population of Port Royal decreased 5.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 977 people).

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

Communities Also Named Port Royal ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Port Royal: This one is located in Juniata County and the other is located in Westmoreland County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 13 communities that are also named Port Royal - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia (2), Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Port Royal.

Communities near Port Royal ...

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

  • Lewistown [Mifflin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewistown
    • Lewistown [Mifflin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Port Royal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,125 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewistown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewistown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewistown<6>
  • Burnham [Mifflin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnham
    • Burnham [Mifflin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Port Royal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnham<6>
  • Newport [Perry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
    • Newport [Perry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Port Royal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,589 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<6>
  • Bloomfield [Allegheny County]
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    • Bloomfield [Allegheny County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Port Royal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,256 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beavertown [Snyder County]
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      • Beavertown [Snyder County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Port Royal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beavertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beavertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beavertown<6>
    • McClure [Snyder County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McClure
      • McClure [Snyder County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Port Royal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 921 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McClure have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McClure
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McClure<6>
    • Millerstown [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millerstown
      • Millerstown [Perry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Port Royal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 681 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millerstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millerstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millerstown<6>
    • Thompsontown [Juniata County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompsontown
      • Thompsontown [Juniata County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Port Royal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompsontown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompsontown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thompsontown<6>
    • Juniata Terrace [Mifflin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniata Terrace
      • Juniata Terrace [Mifflin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Port Royal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 535 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Juniata Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juniata Terrace
    • McVeytown [Mifflin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McVeytown
      • McVeytown [Mifflin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Port Royal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 331 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McVeytown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McVeytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McVeytown<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 Royal. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Port Royal.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Royal ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Juniata County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Juniata County: www.co.juniata.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 Juniata, 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 Royal.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Royal - 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' (or 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- Port Royal) 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 Royal. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port Royal

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Royal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5334, Longitude: -77.3875       In this case, the coordinates for Port Royal 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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