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Welcome to Clarion ...

Clarion is located in Clarion County<1> and is the County Seat for Clarion County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Clarion has a population of 5,707 people<3> (see below for details).

Clarion is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Clarion ...

Official Website:   www.clarionboro.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.clarionpa.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clarion had an population of 5,707 people. This is an increase of 8.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clarion had a population of 5,276 people (or 13.19% of the total population of Clarion County). This makes Clarion the county's most populous community.

The population of Clarion represents 0.04% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 181st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,276 people, the population of Clarion decreased 14.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,185 people).

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

Communities Also Named Clarion ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Clarion: This one is located in Clarion County and the other is located in Elk County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 9 communities that are also named Clarion - they are located in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Utah and Virginia.

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

Communities near Clarion ...

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

  • Brookville [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookville
    • Brookville [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Clarion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,791 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookville<6>
  • Knox [Clarion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knox
    • Knox [Clarion County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Clarion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,069 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knox have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knox
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knox<6>
  • New Bethlehem [Clarion County]
  • East Brady [Clarion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Brady
    • East Brady [Clarion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Clarion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 906 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Brady have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Brady
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Brady<6>
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    • Rimersburg [Clarion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rimersburg
      • Rimersburg [Clarion County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Clarion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 881 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rimersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rimersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rimersburg<6>
    • Parker [Armstrong County]
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      • Parker [Armstrong County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Clarion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 802 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parker<6>
    • Sligo [Clarion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sligo
      • Sligo [Clarion County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Clarion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 666 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sligo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sligo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sligo<6>
    • Emlenton [Venango County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emlenton
      • Emlenton [Venango County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Clarion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 573 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emlenton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emlenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emlenton<6>
    • Summerville [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerville
      • Summerville [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Clarion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 505 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
    • Hawthorn [Clarion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hawthorn
      • Hawthorn [Clarion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Clarion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 458 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawthorn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawthorn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hawthorn<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 Clarion. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clarion.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clarion. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Clarion.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarion ...

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

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About Clarion County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Clarion: www.clarionboro.org/

The official website for Clarion County: www.co.clarion.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 Clarion, 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 have 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 Clarion.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarion - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Clarion) 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 Clarion. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clarion

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarion. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2053, Longitude: -79.3787       In this case, the coordinates for Clarion have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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