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Welcome to Sandy Lake ...

Sandy Lake is located in Mercer County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Sandy Lake: Sandy Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sandy Lake has a population of 624 people<2> (see below for details).

Sandy Lake is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Sandy Lake: (724) & (874)<4>

The ZIP code for Sandy Lake: 16145<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sandy Lake had an population of 624 people. This is a decrease of 5.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sandy Lake had a population of 659 people. This makes Sandy Lake the county's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 659 people, the population of Sandy Lake decreased 11.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 743 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sandy Lake.

Communities Also Named Sandy Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Sandy Lake - they are located in Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Saskatchewan.

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

Communities near Sandy Lake ...

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

  • Franklin [Venango County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin [Venango County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Sandy Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,013 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<7>
  • Greenville [Mercer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville [Mercer County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Sandy Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,272 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<7>
  • Sugarcreek [Venango County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugarcreek
    • Sugarcreek [Venango County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Sandy Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugarcreek have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,904 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugarcreek
  • Slippery Rock [Butler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slippery Rock
    • Slippery Rock [Butler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Sandy Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slippery Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,531 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slippery Rock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slippery Rock<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mercer [Mercer County]
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      • Mercer [Mercer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Sandy Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,882 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mercer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mercer<7>
    • Cochranton [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cochranton
      • Cochranton [Crawford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Sandy Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cochranton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,076 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cochranton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cochranton<7>
    • Harrisville [Butler County]
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      • Harrisville [Butler County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Sandy Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 858 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisville<7>
    • Polk [Venango County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polk
      • Polk [Venango County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Sandy Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polk have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 768 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polk
    • Emlenton [Venango County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emlenton
      • Emlenton [Venango County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Sandy Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emlenton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 573 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emlenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emlenton<7>
    • Clintonville [Venango County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clintonville
      • Clintonville [Venango County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Sandy Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clintonville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clintonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clintonville<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sandy Lake. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sandy Lake.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandy Lake ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Mercer County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mercer County: www.mcc.co.mercer.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 Mercer, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sandy Lake.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sandy Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (874) is an overlay for area code (724).
<5>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 Sandy Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sandy Lake or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Sandy Lake) 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 Sandy Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sandy Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandy Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3488, Longitude: -80.0819    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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