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Welcome to Southmont ...

Southmont is located in Cambria County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Southmont, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1956.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Southmont has a population of 2,074 people<3> (see below for details).

Southmont is 1,570 feet [479 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Southmont: (814)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Southmont had an population of 2,074 people. This is a decrease of 9.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Southmont had a population of 2,284 people. This makes Southmont the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Southmont represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 396th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,284 people, the population of Southmont has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,262 people).

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

Communities Also Named Southmont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Southmont - they are located in Alabama and North Carolina (2).

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

Communities near Southmont ...

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

  • Windber
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Blairsville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Ebensburg
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Derry
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Derry
    • Derry is located in Westmoreland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,495 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Derry <5>
  • Nanty Glo
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Portage
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Homer City
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Ligonier
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
  • Central City
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central City
    • Central City is located in Somerset County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,021 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central City <5>
  • Paint
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paint have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paint
    • Paint is located in Somerset County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 930 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Southmont ...

Looking for more information about Southmont? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Southmont, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Southmont.

Adding Southmont to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Southmont in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Southmont was on a map titled Road Map for Pennsylvania (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Southmont.

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

The official website for Cambria County:

The official website for State of Pennsylvania:

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 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 Southmont.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Southmont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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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