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Welcome to Saxton ...

Saxton is located in Bedford County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Saxton has a population of 681 people<3> (see below for details).

Saxton is 1,710 feet [521 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Saxton: (814)

Websites for Saxton ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.bedfordcountychamber.org/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saxton had an population of 681 people. This is a decrease of 7.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saxton had a population of 736 people. This makes Saxton the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 736 people, the population of Saxton decreased 8.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 803 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saxton.

Communities Also Named Saxton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Saxton - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri and New York.

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

Communities near Saxton ...

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

  • Bedford [Bedford County]
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    • Bedford [Bedford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Saxton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,677 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bedford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bedford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bedford<6>
  • Roaring Spring [Blair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roaring Spring
    • Roaring Spring [Blair County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Saxton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roaring Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roaring Spring
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roaring Spring<6>
  • Martinsburg [Blair County]
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    • Martinsburg [Blair County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Saxton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,836 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Martinsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsburg<6>
  • Everett [Bedford County]
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    • Everett [Bedford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Saxton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,719 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Everett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Everett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Everett<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Todd [Huntingdon County]
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      • Todd [Huntingdon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Saxton
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    • McConnellsburg [Fulton County]
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      • McConnellsburg [Fulton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Saxton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,002 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McConnellsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McConnellsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McConnellsburg<6>
    • Broad Top City [Huntingdon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broad Top City
      • Broad Top City [Huntingdon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Saxton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 447 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broad Top City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broad Top City
    • Three Springs [Huntingdon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Springs
      • Three Springs [Huntingdon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Saxton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 433 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Three Springs<6>
    • Orbisonia [Huntingdon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orbisonia
      • Orbisonia [Huntingdon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Saxton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 403 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orbisonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orbisonia<6>
    • Rockhill [Huntingdon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockhill
      • Rockhill [Huntingdon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Saxton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 362 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockhill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Rockhill has also been known as:
      • Rockhill Furnace
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockhill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saxton ...

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

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About Bedford County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saxton. 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 Bedford, 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 Saxton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saxton - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saxton) 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 Saxton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saxton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saxton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1345, Longitude: -78.2139       In this case, the coordinates for Saxton 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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