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Welcome to Shanksville ...
Shanksville is located in Somerset County.
The location of Shanksville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Shanksville has a population of 223 people<2> (see below for details).
Shanksville is 2,210 feet [674 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Shanksville is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Shanksville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Shanksville lies within the (814) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Shanksville had a population of 237 people. This makes Shanksville the county's 16th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 237 people, the population of Shanksville decreased 3.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 245 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Shanksville had an population of 223 people. This is a decrease of 5.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.98% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Shanksville.
Communities near Shanksville ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Shanksville and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Shanksville.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Shanksville:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shanksville ...
Looking for more information about Shanksville? 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 Shanksville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Shanksville.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Somerset County: www.co.somerset.pa.us/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019