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Welcome to Rathbun ...

Rathbun is located in Elk County<1>.

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

Rathbun is 1,310 feet [399 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Rathbun is located in the (814) area code.

Communities Also Named Rathbun ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Rathbun - they are located in Iowa and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Rathbun ...

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

  • Saint Marys [Elk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Marys
    • Saint Marys [Elk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Rathbun
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,157 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marys have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marys
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marys<5>
  • Ridgway [Elk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgway
    • Ridgway [Elk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Rathbun
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,708 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgway<5>
  • Johnsonburg [Elk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnsonburg
    • Johnsonburg [Elk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Rathbun
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,264 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnsonburg
  • Emporium [Cameron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emporium
    • Emporium [Cameron County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Rathbun
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,770 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emporium have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emporium
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emporium<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Jewett [McKean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Jewett
      • Mount Jewett [McKean County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Rathbun
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 842 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Jewett
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Jewett<5>
    • Driftwood [Cameron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Driftwood
      • Driftwood [Cameron County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Rathbun
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Driftwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Driftwood<5>
    • Weber City [Cameron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weber City
      • Weber City [Cameron County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Rathbun
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weber City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weber City
    • Streights [Elk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Streights
      • Streights [Elk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Rathbun
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Streights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Streights
    • Dagus Mines [Elk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dagus Mines
      • Dagus Mines [Elk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Rathbun
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dagus Mines
    • Byrnedale [Elk County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rathbun ...

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

Adding Rathbun to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Elk County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Elk County: www.co.elk.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 Elk, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rathbun - 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- Rathbun) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rathbun. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4851, Longitude: -78.4384       In this case, the coordinates for Rathbun have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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