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Welcome to Pottersdale ...

Pottersdale is located in Clearfield County<1>.

Pottersdale is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Pottersdale: (814)

The ZIP code for Pottersdale: 16871<3>

Communities near Pottersdale ...

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

  • Philipsburg [Centre County]
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    • Philipsburg [Centre County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Pottersdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,678 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philipsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philipsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philipsburg<6>
  • Renovo [Clinton County]
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    • Renovo [Clinton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Pottersdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,191 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Renovo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Renovo<6>
  • Snow Shoe [Centre County]
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    • Snow Shoe [Centre County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Pottersdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 758 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Shoe have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Shoe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Shoe<6>
  • South Renovo [Clinton County]
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    • South Renovo [Clinton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Pottersdale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 422 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Renovo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Renovo
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wallaceton [Clearfield County]
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      • Wallaceton [Clearfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Pottersdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallaceton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Driftwood [Cameron County]
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      • Driftwood [Cameron County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Pottersdale
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Driftwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Driftwood<6>
    • Pine Glen [Centre County]
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      • Pine Glen [Centre County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Pottersdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Glen have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Moshannon [Centre County]
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      • Moshannon [Centre County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Pottersdale
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    • Clarence [Centre County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarence
      • Clarence [Centre County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Pottersdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarence have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarence<6>
    • Pancake [Centre County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pancake
      • Pancake [Centre County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Pottersdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pancake have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pancake

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pottersdale ...

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

Adding Pottersdale to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Clearfield County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clearfield County: www.clearfieldco.org/

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 Clearfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pottersdale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Pottersdale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pottersdale or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Pottersdale) 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 Pottersdale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PottersdaleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pottersdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1658, Longitude: -78.0630    
<5>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.
<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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