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Welcome to Schellsburg ...

Schellsburg is located in Bedford County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Schellsburg has a population of 318 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Schellsburg is 1,160 feet [354 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Schellsburg: (814)

Websites for Schellsburg ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.bedfordcountychamber.org/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Schellsburg had an population of 318 people. This is a decrease of 5.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Schellsburg had a population of 338 people. This makes Schellsburg the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 338 people, the population of Schellsburg increased 6.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 316 people).

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

Communities near Schellsburg ...

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

  • Windber [Somerset County]
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    • Windber [Somerset County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Schellsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,789 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windber<6>
  • Bedford [Bedford County]
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    • Bedford [Bedford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Schellsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,667 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bedford<6>
  • Berlin [Somerset County]
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    • Berlin [Somerset County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Schellsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,931 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berlin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berlin<6>
  • Everett [Bedford County]
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    • Everett [Bedford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Schellsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,717 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Everett<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Boswell [Somerset County]
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      • Boswell [Somerset County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Schellsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,180 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boswell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boswell<6>
    • Central City [Somerset County]
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      • Central City [Somerset County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Schellsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,021 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central City<6>
    • Paint [Somerset County]
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      • Paint [Somerset County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Schellsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 930 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paint have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hyndman [Bedford County]
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      • Hyndman [Bedford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Schellsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 854 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyndman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyndman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyndman<6>
    • Scalp Level [Cambria County]
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      • Scalp Level [Cambria County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Schellsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 691 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scalp Level have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hooversville [Somerset County]
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      • Hooversville [Somerset County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Schellsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 589 people
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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 Schellsburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Schellsburg.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Schellsburg ...

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

Adding Schellsburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Schellsburg. 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 Schellsburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Schellsburg - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Schellsburg) 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 Schellsburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SchellsburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Schellsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0354, Longitude: -78.6409       In this case, the coordinates for Schellsburg 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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