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Welcome to Vandergrift ...

Vandergrift is located in Westmoreland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Vandergrift has a population of 4,875 people<3> (see below for details).

Vandergrift is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Vandergrift had an population of 4,875 people. This is a decrease of 6.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Vandergrift had a population of 5,205 people. This makes Vandergrift the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Vandergrift represents 0.04% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 184th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,205 people, the population of Vandergrift decreased 4.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,455 people).

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

Communities near Vandergrift ...

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

  • Monroeville [Allegheny County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroeville
    • Monroeville [Allegheny County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Vandergrift
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,380 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroeville<6>
  • Plum [Allegheny County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum
    • Plum [Allegheny County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Vandergrift
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,087 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plum<6>
  • Murrysville [Westmoreland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murrysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murrysville
    • Murrysville [Westmoreland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Vandergrift
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,590 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murrysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murrysville<6>
  • Wilkinsburg [Allegheny County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkinsburg
    • Wilkinsburg [Allegheny County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Vandergrift
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,292 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkinsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkinsburg<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Kensington [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Kensington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Kensington
      • New Kensington [Westmoreland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Vandergrift
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,292 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Kensington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Kensington<6>
    • Lower Burrell [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lower Burrell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower Burrell
      • Lower Burrell [Westmoreland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Vandergrift
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,078 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lower Burrell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lower Burrell<6>
    • Jeannette [Westmoreland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeannette
      • Jeannette [Westmoreland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Vandergrift
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,074 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeannette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeannette<6>
    • Oakmont [Allegheny County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakmont
      • Oakmont [Allegheny County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Vandergrift
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,541 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakmont<6>
    • Forest Hills [Allegheny County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Hills
      • Forest Hills [Allegheny County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Vandergrift
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,298 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Hills
    • Turtle Creek [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turtle Creek
      • Turtle Creek [Allegheny County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Vandergrift
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turtle Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Turtle Creek<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vandergrift ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Westmoreland County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Westmoreland County: www.co.westmoreland.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 Westmoreland, 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 Vandergrift.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vandergrift - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Vandergrift) 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 Vandergrift. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vandergrift

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vandergrift. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6009, Longitude: -79.5792       In this case, the coordinates for Vandergrift 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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