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Welcome to South Fork ...

South Fork is located in Cambria County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for South Fork: S. Fork

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, South Fork has a population of 842 people<3> (see below for details).

South Fork is 1,470 feet [448 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for South Fork: (814)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, South Fork had an population of 842 people. This is a decrease of 9.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, South Fork had a population of 928 people. This makes South Fork the county's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 928 people, the population of South Fork decreased 18.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,138 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for South Fork.

Communities Also Named South Fork ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named South Fork - they are located in Arkansas, California (5), Colorado, Florida, Kentucky (4), Missouri, Montana (2), Nevada, North Carolina, Saskatchewan, Tennessee (2) and Texas (2).

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

Communities near South Fork ...

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

  • Johnstown [Cambria County]
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    • Johnstown [Cambria County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of South Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,195 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<6>
  • Westmont [Cambria County]
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    • Westmont [Cambria County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of South Fork
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,685 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westmont
  • Windber [Somerset County]
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    • Windber [Somerset County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of South Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,816 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windber
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windber<6>
  • Ebensburg [Cambria County]
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    • Ebensburg [Cambria County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of South Fork
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ebensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ebensburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ebensburg<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nanty Glo [Cambria County]
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      • Nanty Glo [Cambria County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of South Fork
      • 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]
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      • Portage [Cambria County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of South Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,383 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<6>
    • Geistown [Cambria County]
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      • Geistown [Cambria County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of South Fork
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geistown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,271 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geistown
    • Southmont [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southmont
      • Southmont [Cambria County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of South Fork
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,076 people
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    • Spangler [Cambria County]
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      • Spangler [Cambria County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of South Fork
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    • Patton [Cambria County]
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      • Patton [Cambria County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of South Fork
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,598 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patton<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 South Fork. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for South Fork.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Fork ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cambria County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cambria County: www.co.cambria.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 Cambria, 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 South Fork.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Fork - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- South Fork) 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 South Fork. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South Fork

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Fork. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3662, Longitude: -78.7947       In this case, the coordinates for South Fork 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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