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Welcome to Spike Island ...

Spike Island is located in Centre County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Spike Island: Spike Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Spike Island is 1,510 feet [460 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Spike Island ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Spike Island: This one is located in Centre County and the other is located in Lackawanna County.

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

Communities near Spike Island ...

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

  • Clearfield [Clearfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearfield
    • Clearfield [Clearfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Spike Island
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clearfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,839 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clearfield<5>
  • Tyrone [Blair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyrone
    • Tyrone [Blair County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Spike Island
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyrone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,139 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyrone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyrone<5>
  • Philipsburg [Centre County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philipsburg
    • Philipsburg [Centre County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Spike Island
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philipsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,698 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philipsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philipsburg<5>
  • Curwensville [Clearfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Curwensville
    • Curwensville [Clearfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Spike Island
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Curwensville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,385 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Curwensville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Curwensville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bellwood [Blair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellwood
      • Bellwood [Blair County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Spike Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,751 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellwood<5>
    • Chester Hill [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester Hill
      • Chester Hill [Clearfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Spike Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chester Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 831 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester Hill
    • Houtzdale [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houtzdale
      • Houtzdale [Clearfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Spike Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Houtzdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 746 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houtzdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houtzdale<5>
    • Irvona [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irvona
      • Irvona [Clearfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Spike Island
      • Estimated population in 2019: 611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvona<5>
    • Port Matilda [Centre County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Matilda
      • Port Matilda [Centre County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Spike Island
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Matilda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 587 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Matilda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Matilda<5>
    • Coalport [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalport
      • Coalport [Clearfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Spike Island
      • Estimated population in 2019: 491 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coalport<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spike Island ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Centre County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Centre, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spike Island - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Spike Island) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spike Island. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8439, Longitude: -78.2683       In this case, the coordinates for Spike Island have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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