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Welcome to Roaring Spring ...

Roaring Spring is located in Blair County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Roaring Spring: Roaring Spg. (or less commonly used: Roaring Spng. or Roaring Sprng.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Roaring Spring has a population of 2,436 people<3> (see below for details).

Roaring Spring is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Roaring Spring: (814)

Websites for Roaring Spring ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.blairchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Roaring Spring, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Roaring Spring had an population of 2,436 people. This is a decrease of 5.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Roaring Spring had a population of 2,585 people. This makes Roaring Spring the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Roaring Spring represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 360th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,585 people, the population of Roaring Spring increased 6.91% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,418 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Roaring Spring.

Communities Also Named Roaring Spring ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Roaring Spring - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Roaring Spring ...

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

  • Altoona [Blair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altoona
    • Altoona [Blair County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Roaring Spring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,364 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<6>
  • Hollidaysburg [Blair County]
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    • Hollidaysburg [Blair County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Roaring Spring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,674 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollidaysburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollidaysburg<6>
  • Ebensburg [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ebensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ebensburg
    • Ebensburg [Cambria County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Roaring Spring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ebensburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ebensburg<6>
  • Portage [Cambria County]
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    • Portage [Cambria County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Roaring Spring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Martinsburg [Blair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsburg
      • Martinsburg [Blair County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Roaring Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,836 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsburg<6>
    • Bellwood [Blair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellwood
      • Bellwood [Blair County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Roaring Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,751 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellwood<6>
    • Cresson [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cresson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cresson
      • Cresson [Cambria County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Roaring Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,553 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cresson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cresson<6>
    • Gallitzin [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallitzin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallitzin
      • Gallitzin [Cambria County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Roaring Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,534 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallitzin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallitzin<6>
    • Todd [Huntingdon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Todd
      • Todd [Huntingdon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Roaring Spring
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Todd
    • Loretto [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loretto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loretto
      • Loretto [Cambria County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Roaring Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,190 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loretto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loretto<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 Roaring Spring. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Roaring Spring.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Page for Roaring Spring ...

Looking for more information about Roaring Spring? 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.

You can learn more by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roaring Spring.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Blair County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Roaring Spring. 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 Blair, 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 Roaring Spring.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roaring Spring - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Roaring Spring) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Roaring Spring. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Roaring Spring

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roaring Spring. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3379, Longitude: -78.3978       In this case, the coordinates for Roaring Spring 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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