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Welcome to Tyrone ...

Tyrone is located in Blair County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tyrone has a population of 5,144 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Tyrone is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Tyrone is located in the (814) area code.

Websites for Tyrone ...

Official Website:   www.tyroneboropa.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.blairchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tyrone had an population of 5,144 people. This is a decrease of 6.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tyrone had a population of 5,477 people. This makes Tyrone the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Tyrone represents 0.04% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 173rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,477 people, the population of Tyrone has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,528 people).

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

Communities Also Named Tyrone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Tyrone - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Prince Edward Island, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Tyrone ...

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

  • Altoona [Blair County]
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    • Altoona [Blair County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Tyrone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,989 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<6>
  • Huntingdon [Huntingdon County]
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    • Huntingdon [Huntingdon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Tyrone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,879 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntingdon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntingdon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntingdon<6>
  • Hollidaysburg [Blair County]
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    • Hollidaysburg [Blair County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Tyrone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,632 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollidaysburg<6>
  • Philipsburg [Centre County]
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    • Philipsburg [Centre County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Tyrone
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,678 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philipsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philipsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philipsburg<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bellwood [Blair County]
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      • Bellwood [Blair County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Tyrone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,751 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellwood<6>
    • Gallitzin [Cambria County]
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      • Gallitzin [Cambria County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Tyrone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,514 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallitzin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallitzin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallitzin<6>
    • Williamsburg [Blair County]
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      • Williamsburg [Blair County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Tyrone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,167 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsburg<6>
    • Duncansville [Blair County]
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      • Duncansville [Blair County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Tyrone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duncansville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duncansville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncansville<6>
    • Osceola Mills [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osceola Mills
      • Osceola Mills [Clearfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Tyrone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,058 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osceola Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osceola Mills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osceola Mills<6>
    • Chester Hill [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester Hill
      • Chester Hill [Clearfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Tyrone
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 820 people
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester Hill

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tyrone. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Tyrone.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tyrone ...

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

Adding Tyrone to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tyrone 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 Tyrone was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Blair County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tyrone: www.tyroneboropa.com/

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 Blair, 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 Tyrone.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tyrone - 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- Tyrone) 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 Tyrone. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TyroneOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tyrone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6751, Longitude: -78.2453       In this case, the coordinates for Tyrone 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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