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Welcome to Wilmore ...

Wilmore is located in Cambria County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Wilmore, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1832.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wilmore has a population of 205 people<3> (see below for details).

Wilmore is 2,550 feet [777 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Wilmore is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Wilmore: (814)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wilmore had an population of 205 people. This is a decrease of 8.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wilmore had a population of 225 people. This makes Wilmore the county's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 225 people, the population of Wilmore decreased 10.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 252 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wilmore ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Wilmore - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Wilmore ...

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

  • Johnstown
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Indiana
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Westmont
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westmont
    • Westmont is located in Cambria County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,625 people
  • Windber
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Northern Cambria
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northern Cambria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northern Cambria
    • Northern Cambria is located in Cambria County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,456 people
  • Blairsville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
  • Ebensburg
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Derry
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Derry
    • Derry is located in Westmoreland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,495 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Derry <5>
  • Nanty Glo
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Portage
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wilmore ...

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

Adding Wilmore to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Wilmore was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Wilmore post office opened in 1832.

We also found Wilmore in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Wilmore.

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

The official website for Cambria County:

The official website for State of Pennsylvania:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Cambria, 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 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 Wilmore.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilmore - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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