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Welcome to Waterford ...

Waterford is located in Erie County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Waterford has a population of 1,494 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Waterford is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Waterford: (814)

The ZIP code for Waterford: 16441<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waterford had an population of 1,494 people. This is a decrease of 1.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.11% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waterford had a population of 1,517 people. This makes Waterford the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Waterford represents 0.01% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 503rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,517 people, the population of Waterford increased 4.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,449 people).

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

Communities Also Named Waterford ...

While we believe that this Waterford is located in Erie County, we know of another 2 Pennsylvania communities named Waterford. Those communities are located in the following counties: Westmoreland and York County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 43 communities that are also named Waterford - they are located in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (4), Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Waterford ...

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

  • Erie [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erie
    • Erie [Erie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Waterford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,077 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erie<6>
  • Corry [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corry
    • Corry [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Waterford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,180 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corry<6>
  • Edinboro [Erie County]
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    • Edinboro [Erie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Waterford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,405 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edinboro have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edinboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edinboro<6>
  • North East [Erie County]
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    • North East [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Waterford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,013 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North East have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North East
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North East<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Union City [Erie County]
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      • Union City [Erie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Waterford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,097 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union City<6>
    • Wesleyville [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wesleyville
      • Wesleyville [Erie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Waterford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,093 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesleyville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesleyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wesleyville<6>
    • Girard [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Girard
      • Girard [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Waterford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,897 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Girard have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Girard
    • Lake City [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake City
      • Lake City [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Waterford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,836 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake City
    • Cambridge Springs [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cambridge Springs
      • Cambridge Springs [Crawford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Waterford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,665 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cambridge Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cambridge Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cambridge Springs<6>
    • Borough of Fairview [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Borough of Fairview
      • Borough of Fairview [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Waterford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Borough of Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Borough of Fairview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Borough of Fairview<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 Waterford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Waterford.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Waterford. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Waterford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waterford ...

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

Adding Waterford to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Mentions & References for Waterford

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Erie County

About Pennsylvania

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

The official website for Erie County: www.eriecountygov.org/

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 Erie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waterford.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waterford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Waterford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Waterford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waterford) 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 Waterford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WaterfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waterford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9420, Longitude: -79.9839    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.

 

 

 

 

 


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