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Welcome to Sayre ...

Sayre is located in Bradford County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sayre has a population of 5,366 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Sayre.

Sayre is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Sayre: (570)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sayre had an population of 5,366 people. This is a decrease of 3.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sayre had a population of 5,587 people (or 8.92% of the total population of Bradford County). This makes Sayre the county's most populous community.

The population of Sayre represents 0.04% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 168th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,587 people, the population of Sayre decreased 3.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,813 people).

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

Communities Also Named Sayre ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Sayre - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Kansas, Ohio and Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Sayre ...

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

  • Elmira (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmira
    • Elmira lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Sayre and is located in Chemung County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,045 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmira
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmira<6>
  • Horseheads (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseheads
    • Horseheads lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Sayre and is located in Chemung County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,600 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horseheads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseheads
  • Owego (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owego
    • Owego lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Sayre and is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,517 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owego
  • Southport (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southport
    • Southport lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Sayre and is located in Chemung County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,622 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southport
  • Barton (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barton
    • Barton lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Sayre and is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,335 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barton
  • Elmira (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmira
    • Elmira lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Sayre and is located in Chemung County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,384 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmira have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmira
  • Tioga (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tioga
    • Tioga lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Sayre and is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,695 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tioga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tioga
  • Owego (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owego
    • Owego lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Sayre and is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,823 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owego
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owego<6>
  • Elmira Heights (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmira Heights
    • Elmira Heights lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Sayre and is located in Chemung County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,747 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmira Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmira Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmira Heights<6>
  • Spencer (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
    • Spencer lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Sayre and is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,889 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sayre. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sayre.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sayre ...

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

Adding Sayre to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Bradford County

About Pennsylvania

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

The official website for Bradford County: www.bradfordcountypa.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 Bradford, 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 Sayre.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sayre - 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' (or 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- Sayre) 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 Sayre. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SayreOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sayre. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9773, Longitude: -76.5227       In this case, the coordinates for Sayre 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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