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Welcome to Shelocta ...

Shelocta is located in Indiana County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Shelocta has a population of 121 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Shelocta had an population of 121 people. This is a decrease of 6.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Shelocta had a population of 130 people. This makes Shelocta the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 130 people, the population of Shelocta increased 2.36% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 127 people).

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

Communities near Shelocta ...

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

  • Indiana [Indiana County]
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    • Indiana [Indiana County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Shelocta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,167 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indiana<6>
  • Vandergrift [Westmoreland County]
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    • Vandergrift [Westmoreland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Shelocta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,875 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vandergrift 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 Vandergrift<6>
  • Kittanning [Armstrong County]
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    • Kittanning [Armstrong County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Shelocta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,722 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kittanning<6>
  • Blairsville [Indiana County]
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    • Blairsville [Indiana County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Shelocta
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blairsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ford City [Armstrong County]
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      • Ford City [Armstrong County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Shelocta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,764 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ford 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 Ford City<6>
    • Leechburg [Armstrong County]
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      • Leechburg [Armstrong County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Shelocta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,989 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leechburg<6>
    • Homer City [Indiana County]
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      • Homer City [Indiana County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Shelocta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,588 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homer City<6>
    • Apollo [Armstrong County]
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      • Apollo [Armstrong County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Shelocta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,523 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apollo 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 Apollo<6>
    • Clymer [Indiana County]
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      • Clymer [Indiana County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Shelocta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,266 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clymer 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 Clymer<6>
    • West Leechburg [Westmoreland County]
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      • West Leechburg [Westmoreland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Shelocta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Leechburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Shelocta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Shelocta.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shelocta ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Indiana County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Indiana County: www.countyofindiana.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 Indiana, 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 Shelocta.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shelocta - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Shelocta) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Shelocta. 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 Shelocta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shelocta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6990, Longitude: -79.2737       In this case, the coordinates for Shelocta 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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