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Encyclopedia > Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Map
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Cambria County
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Map of the USA highlighting Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded March 26, 1804
Seat Ebensburg
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,796 km² (693 mi²)
1,782 km² (688 mi²)
14 km² (5 mi²), 0.78%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

152,593
86/km² 
Website: www.co.cambria.pa.us

Cambria County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It is mostly part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area, with much of the eastern corridor of townships being part of the Altoona, Pennsylvania MSA. As of 2000, the population was 152,598. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Pennsylvania_highlighting_Cambria_County. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_PA.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Pennsylvania ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (86th in leap years). ... 1804 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Ebensburg is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania 16 miles (26 km) west of Altoona. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Nickname: Flood City Location of Pennsylvania within the USA Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Cambria Government  - Mayor Tom Trigona Area  - City  6. ... In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas, which are organized around county boundaries. ... Altoona is a city in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas, which are organized around county boundaries. ...


Cambria County was created on March 26, 1804 from parts of Bedford, Huntingdon, and Somerset counties and was named for the nation of Wales. Its county seat is Ebensburg6. March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (86th in leap years). ... 1804 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... DONT beleive anything on this page! ppl can change it anytime they want to! im a kid and i am changing it right now!! luv yall!! PENNSYLVANIA ROCKS!!!! VENANGO COUNTY ROCKS TOO!!!! Bedford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Huntingdon County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Somerset County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... This article is about the country. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Ebensburg is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania 16 miles (26 km) west of Altoona. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

Contents

Law And Government

Pennsylvania State Senate

  • John N. Wozniak, Democrat, Pennsylvania's 35th Senatorial District

The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ...

Pennsylvania House Of Representatives

  • Edward P. Wojnaroski, Democrat, Pennsylvania's 71st Representative District
  • Thomas F. Yewcic, Democrat, Pennsylvania's 72nd Representative District
  • Gary Haluska, Democrat, Pennsylvania's 73rd Representative District

The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ...

United States House Of Representatives

John Patrick “Jack” Murtha, Jr. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Pennsylvanias 12th congressional district is one of Pennsylvanias districts of the United States House of Representatives. ... William Bill Shuster (b. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... Pennsylvanias 9th congressional district is a relatively safe seat for the Republicans. ...

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,796 km² (693 mi²). 1,782 km² (688 mi²) of it is land and 14 km² (5 mi²) of it (0.78%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent Counties

Clearfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Centre County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Blair County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... DONT beleive anything on this page! ppl can change it anytime they want to! im a kid and i am changing it right now!! luv yall!! PENNSYLVANIA ROCKS!!!! VENANGO COUNTY ROCKS TOO!!!! Bedford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Somerset County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Westmoreland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Indiana County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 152,598 people, 60,531 households, and 40,616 families residing in the county. The population density was 86/km² (222/mi²). There were 65,796 housing units at an average density of 37/km² (96/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.80% White, 2.83% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. 0.89% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 60,531 households out of which 27.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.80% were married couples living together, 10.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.90% were non-families. 29.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.96. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 21.00% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 19.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.30 males.


Municipalities

Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).
Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).

Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns. The following cities, boroughs and townships are located in Cambria County: Image File history File links Map_of_Cambria_County_Pennsylvania_With_Municipal_and_Township_Labels. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Cambria_County_Pennsylvania_With_Municipal_and_Township_Labels. ... List of cities in Pennsylvania, arranged in alphabetical order. ... List of towns and boroughs in Pennsylvania, arranged in alphabetical order. ... List of towns and boroughs in Pennsylvania, arranged in alphabetical order. ...


Cities

Nickname: Flood City Location of Pennsylvania within the USA Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Cambria Government  - Mayor Tom Trigona Area  - City  6. ...

Boroughs

Ashville is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Brownstown is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Carrolltown is a borough located in United States. ... Cassandra is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 136. ... Chest Springs is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Cresson is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Daisytown is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Dale is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... East Conemaugh is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Ebensburg is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania 16 miles (26 km) west of Altoona. ... Ehrenfeld is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Ferndale is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Franklin is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Gallitzin is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Geistown is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Hastings is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Lilly is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Lorain is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Loretto is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Nanty Glo is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Northern Cambria is a borough in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. ... Patton is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Portage is a borough within Portage Township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, seven miles (11 km) southeast of Ebensburg and 16 miles (24 km) WSW of Altoona. ... Sankertown is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Scalp Level is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... South Fork is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Southmont is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Summerhill is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Tunnelhill is a borough located in Pennsylvania. ... Vintondale is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Westmont is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Wilmore is a borough in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. ...

Townships

Adams Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Allegheny Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Barr Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Blacklick Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Cambria Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Chest Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Clearfield Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Conemaugh Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Cresson Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Croyle Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Dean Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... East Carroll Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... East Taylor Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Elder Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Gallitzin Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Jackson Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Lower Yoder Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Middle Taylor Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Munster Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Portage Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Reade Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Richland Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Stonycreek Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Summerhill Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Susquehanna Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Upper Yoder Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Washington Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... West Carroll Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... West Taylor Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... White Township is a township located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ...

Census-designated places

Census-designated places are geographical areas designated by the U.S. Census Bureau for the purposes of compiling demographic data. They are not actual jurisdictions under Pennsylvania law. Other unincorporated communities, such as villages, may be listed here as well. A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ...

  • St. Michael-Sidman
  • Vinco

Beaverdale-Lloydell is a census-designated place located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Belmont is a census-designated place (CDP) in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Colver is a census-designated place located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Elim is a census-designated place located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Salix-Beauty Line Park is a census-designated place located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... Spring Hill is a census-designated place located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... St. ... Vinco is a community in Jackson Township, Cambria County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...

Education

Colleges and universities

Christ the Saviour Seminary in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, is the seminary for the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese (ACROD), a self-governing diocese within the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. ... Mount Aloysius College is a private college that is located in Cresson, Pennsylvania. ... North Campus Saint Francis University is a four-year, coeducational Catholic liberal arts university in Loretto, Pennsylvania. ...

Community, junior, and technical colleges

Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania School Districts
Map of Cambria County, Pennsylvania School Districts

Image File history File links Map_of_Cambria_County_Pennsylvania_School_Districts. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Cambria_County_Pennsylvania_School_Districts. ... Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is a community college and vocational school with two branches located in Johnstown and Ebensburg, Pennsylvania. ...

Public School Districts

  • Blacklick Valley School District
  • Cambria Heights School District
  • Central Cambria School District
  • Conemaugh Valley School District
  • Ferndale Area School District
  • Forest Hills School District
  • Glendale School District
  • Greater Johnstown School District
  • Northern Cambria School District
  • Penn Cambria School District
  • Portage Area School District
  • Richland School District
  • Westmont Hilltop School District
  • Windber Area School District

The Westmont Hilltop School District is a public school district located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ...

Recreation

There is two Pennsylvania state parks in Cambria County. This is a list of state parks in Pennsylvania. ...

Prince Gallitzin State Park, also known as Glendale State Park is located on 6000 acres in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... [[Image:DAGallitzin. ... This article is about the sacrament. ... Laurel Ridge State Park is a 13,625 acres (15. ... Ohiopyle State Park Located primarily in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. ... Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...

External links

  • Cambria County official website
  • Cambria County Historical Society
  • Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Map of Cambria County showing cities, boroughs, unincorporated villages, and townships.

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