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Cambria County, Pennsylvania


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Statistics & Facts


City Attractions


Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Cresson is approximately 1,784 (1990), 1711 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 779 (1990), 743 (2010).
The amount of land area in Cresson is 1.281 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cresson to Washington DC is 137 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 91 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cresson is positioned 40.46 degrees north of the equator and 78.58 degrees west of the prime meridian.


near Altoona on Hwy 22, in the general Johnstown area.
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Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
PO Box 189
Cresson, PA 16630
Telephone: 814-886-6150

Mountain Top Gallery
1208 Cottage St
Cresson, PA 16630-1004
Phone: 814-886-2044

Noted Notables
Peary, Robert Edwin (1856-1920), American explorer, generally credited with leading the first party to reach the North Pole. He was born in Cresson, Pennsylvania.
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Cresson City Government

Cresson Township Office
771 Portage Rd.
Cresson, PA 16630-1503
Phone: 814-886-2793

Cresson Boro Office
631 2nd St.
Cresson, PA 16630-1226
Phone: 814-886-2139

Cresson Libraries

Cresson Public Library
231 Laurel Ave.
Cresson, Pennsylvania 16630
Phone: 814-886-2619
Hours: Monday-Thursday 1-5 & 7-9, Friday 1-5, Saturday 8:30am-3:30pm, Closed Sunday
librarian: Kelly Clark (5-2001)
Children's story hour 2 Wednesdays per month from 1pm-2pm, call for info.
State Sponsored Summer Reading Club: "Make Tracks To The Library", STARTING IN JUNE Call for more info.
Cresson is now Automated, come see our new computer catalog.
Get your new plastic library card, out with the old and in with the new.
We now have all Reading Competition Materials for Elementary, Middle/Jr. High, and High School levels, Thanks to District funds from Cambria County Library System. Volunteers always welcome.

Cresson Schools

Cresson Boro Supt Office
Boro Bldg
Cresson, PA 16630
Phone: 814-886-2075

Penn Cambria School District
201 6th St
Cresson, PA 16630-1363
Phone: 814-886-8121


Mount Aloysius College
7373 Admiral Peary Hwy
Cresson, PA 16630-1902
Phone: 814-886-4131

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