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Welcome to Spangler ...

Spangler is located in Cambria County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Spangler, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1892.

Spangler is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Spangler is located in the (814) area code.

Communities Also Named Spangler ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Spangler - they are located in California, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Spangler ...

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

  • Indiana
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Ebensburg
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Nanty Glo
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Portage
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Patton
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patton
    • Patton is located in Cambria County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,576 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patton <3>
  • Cresson
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Gallitzin
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallitzin have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallitzin
    • Gallitzin is located in Cambria County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,514 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallitzin <3>
  • Clymer
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clymer have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clymer
    • Clymer is located in Indiana County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,262 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clymer <3>
  • Loretto
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Hastings
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hastings have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hastings
    • Hastings is located in Cambria County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,145 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hastings <3>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spangler ...

Looking for more information about Spangler? 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 Spangler, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Spangler.

Adding Spangler to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Spangler 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 Spangler was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Spangler post office opened in 1892.

We also found Spangler on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Spangler.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Spangler. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Spangler - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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