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Welcome to Sykesville ...

Sykesville is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sykesville has a population of 1,112 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Sykesville.

Sykesville is 1,350 feet [411 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Sykesville: (814)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sykesville had an population of 1,112 people. This is a decrease of 3.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sykesville had a population of 1,157 people. This makes Sykesville the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,157 people, the population of Sykesville decreased 7.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,246 people).

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

Communities Also Named Sykesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Sykesville - they are located in Maryland and New Jersey.

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

Communities near Sykesville ...

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

  • DuBois [Clearfield County]
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    • DuBois [Clearfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Sykesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,287 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on DuBois
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for DuBois<6>
  • Clearfield [Clearfield County]
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    • Clearfield [Clearfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Sykesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,784 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clearfield<6>
  • Punxsutawney [Jefferson County]
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    • Punxsutawney [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Sykesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,665 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Punxsutawney<6>
  • Brookville [Jefferson County]
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    • Brookville [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Sykesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,762 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Reynoldsville [Jefferson County]
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      • Reynoldsville [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Sykesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,625 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reynoldsville<6>
    • Curwensville [Clearfield County]
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      • Curwensville [Clearfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Sykesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,359 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Curwensville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Curwensville<6>
    • Brockway [Jefferson County]
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      • Brockway [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Sykesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,020 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brockway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brockway<6>
    • Falls Creek [Jefferson County]
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      • Falls Creek [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Sykesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 994 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falls Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls Creek<6>
    • Big Run [Lawrence County]
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      • Big Run [Lawrence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Sykesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 594 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Summerville [Jefferson County]
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      • Summerville [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Sykesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 501 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.
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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 Sykesville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sykesville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sykesville ...

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

Adding Sykesville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Sykesville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sykesville on our Genealogy Page.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sykesville. 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 Jefferson, 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 Sykesville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sykesville - 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' (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- Sykesville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sykesville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SykesvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sykesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0501, Longitude: -78.8203       In this case, the coordinates for Sykesville 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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