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(Clarion County)

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Welcome to Sligo ...

Sligo is located in Clarion County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sligo has a population of 666 people<3> (see below for details).

Sligo is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sligo had an population of 666 people. This is a decrease of 7.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sligo had a population of 720 people. This makes Sligo the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 720 people, the population of Sligo decreased 1.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 728 people).

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

Communities Also Named Sligo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Sligo: This one is located in Clarion County and the other is located in Allegheny County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 14 communities that are also named Sligo - they are located in Colorado, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Missouri (2), North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Sligo ...

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

  • Clarion [Clarion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarion
    • Clarion [Clarion County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Sligo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,707 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarion<6>
  • Kittanning [Armstrong County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kittanning
    • Kittanning [Armstrong County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Sligo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,722 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kittanning
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kittanning<6>
  • Knox [Clarion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knox
    • Knox [Clarion County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Sligo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,069 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knox have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knox
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knox<6>
  • Chicora [Butler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chicora
    • Chicora [Butler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Sligo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 957 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chicora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chicora<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Bethlehem [Clarion County]
    • East Brady [Clarion County]
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      • East Brady [Clarion County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Sligo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 906 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Brady have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Brady
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Brady<6>
    • Rimersburg [Clarion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rimersburg
      • Rimersburg [Clarion County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Sligo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 881 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rimersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rimersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rimersburg<6>
    • Parker [Armstrong County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parker
      • Parker [Armstrong County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Sligo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 802 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parker<6>
    • Emlenton [Venango County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emlenton
      • Emlenton [Venango County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Sligo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 573 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emlenton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emlenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emlenton<6>
    • Summerville [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerville
      • Summerville [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Sligo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 505 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sligo ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clarion County: www.co.clarion.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 Clarion, 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 Sligo.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sligo - 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- Sligo) 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 Sligo. 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 Sligo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sligo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1081, Longitude: -79.4937       In this case, the coordinates for Sligo 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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