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Welcome to Seward ...

Seward is located in Westmoreland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Seward has a population of 462 people<3> (see below for details).

Seward is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Seward had an population of 462 people. This is a decrease of 6.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Seward had a population of 495 people. This makes Seward the county's 32nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 495 people, the population of Seward increased 2.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 484 people).

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

Communities Also Named Seward ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Seward - they are located in Alaska, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas (2), Maryland, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Seward ...

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

  • Johnstown [Cambria County]
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    • Johnstown [Cambria County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Seward
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,195 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<6>
  • Indiana [Indiana County]
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    • Indiana [Indiana County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Seward
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,167 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indiana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indiana<6>
  • Latrobe [Westmoreland County]
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    • Latrobe [Westmoreland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Seward
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,830 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Latrobe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latrobe<6>
  • Westmont [Cambria County]
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    • Westmont [Cambria County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Seward
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,685 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Windber [Somerset County]
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      • Windber [Somerset County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Seward
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,816 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windber<6>
    • Blairsville [Indiana County]
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      • Blairsville [Indiana County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Seward
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,216 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blairsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blairsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blairsville<6>
    • Ebensburg [Cambria County]
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      • Ebensburg [Cambria County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Seward
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Ebensburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ebensburg<6>
    • Derry [Westmoreland County]
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      • Derry [Westmoreland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Seward
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,512 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Derry<6>
    • Nanty Glo [Cambria County]
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      • Nanty Glo [Cambria County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Seward
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,472 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nanty Glo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanty Glo<6>
    • Portage [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portage
      • Portage [Cambria County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Seward
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,383 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<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 Seward. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Seward.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Seward ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Westmoreland County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Westmoreland County: www.co.westmoreland.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 Westmoreland, 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 Seward.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Seward - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Seward) 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 Seward. 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 Seward

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seward. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4101, Longitude: -79.0192       In this case, the coordinates for Seward 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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