RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Windber, Pennsylvania

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other PA
Communities

















Welcome to Windber ...

Windber is located in Somerset County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Windber has a population of 3,816 people<2> (see below for details).

Windber is 1,680 feet [512 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Windber: (814)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Windber had an population of 3,816 people. This is a decrease of 7.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Windber had a population of 4,138 people (or 5.32% of the total population of Somerset County). This makes Windber the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Windber represents 0.03% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 242nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,138 people, the population of Windber decreased 5.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,395 people).

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

Communities near Windber ...

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

  • Johnstown [Cambria County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnstown
    • Johnstown [Cambria County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Windber
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,195 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<5>
  • Westmont [Cambria County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westmont
    • Westmont [Cambria County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Windber
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmont have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,685 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westmont
  • Ebensburg [Cambria County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ebensburg
    • Ebensburg [Cambria County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Windber
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ebensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ebensburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ebensburg<5>
  • Nanty Glo [Cambria County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nanty Glo
    • Nanty Glo [Cambria County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Windber
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nanty Glo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanty Glo<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Portage [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portage
      • Portage [Cambria County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Windber
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,383 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<5>
    • Geistown [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geistown
      • Geistown [Cambria County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Windber
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geistown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,271 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geistown
    • Southmont [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southmont
      • Southmont [Cambria County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Windber
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southmont have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,076 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southmont
    • Ferndale [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferndale
      • Ferndale [Cambria County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Windber
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferndale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferndale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferndale<5>
    • Boswell [Somerset County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boswell
      • Boswell [Somerset County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Windber
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boswell have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,186 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boswell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boswell<5>
    • Dale [Cambria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dale
      • Dale [Cambria County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Windber
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Windber ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Pennsylvania

About Somerset County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Somerset County: www.co.somerset.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 Somerset, 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 Windber.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Windber - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Windber) 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 Windber. 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 Windber

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Windber. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2361, Longitude: -78.8299    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 22 Oct 2020