Cambria County

Cambria County, Pennsylvania

200 S Center St
Ebensburg, PA 15931
Phone: (814) 472-6176
Fax: (814) 472-6940

In western PA, west of Altoona; organized Mar 26, 1804 from Somerset, Bedford, and Huntingdon counties. Name Origin: For Cambria township in Somerset County. Cambria is an ancient, poetic name for Wales, from Welsh cymy or cumbri 'brotherhood' or 'fraternity.'

Area (sq mi):: 693.43 (land 688.02; water 5.41) Population per square mile: 215.20
Population 2005: 148,073 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.00%; 1990-2000 -6.40% Population 2000: 152,598 (White 95.20%; Black or African American 2.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 41.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,058; median household $30,179; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,420-$24,368
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 21.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Johnstown (22,772)

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    Release date- 28082019 - PITTSBURGH - A Cambria County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) security checkpoint yesterday, August 27, with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with six bullets, including one in the chamber.
    Representatives from Sallie Mae, the nation's saving, planning, and paying for college company, along with Susan Dixon, the Central Cambria High School counselor who nominated Griffith for the scholarship, and Griffith's father were on hand for the reveal today during a Cambria County All County Band Festival rehearsal at Bishop McCort Catholic High School.
    Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees said he believes Theresa's death had been a result of her cleaning up her son's drug paraphernalia and that she likely absorbed a substance through her skin that was dangerous.
    Advantage Bank, a Pennsylvania state-chartered savings bank, has said that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which The First National Bank of Lilly (FNB Lilly) will merge with and into Advantage Bank and operate in Cambria County as The First Bank of Lilly.
    The $ 1 billion investment, planned for what was once the site of an 87-acre salvage yard in Cambria County, will be the largest regional gas project.
    I think there is plenty of available capacity for the short term, and I think the landfills in our area do a good job of anticipating how much space they will need," said David Minnear, senior project manager with civil engineering firm LR Kimball in Ebensburg, Cambria County.
    (AP) -- When Cambria County court reporter Kelly Corcoran went to school for her line of work, there were about a dozen court reporting programs to choose from across the state.
    Pennsylvania Electric Company, a company that serves around 600,000 customers in 31 Pennsylvania counties, is reconstructing part of a 46,000 volt power line that connects substations in Nanty Glo and Ehrenfeld in central Cambria County.
    I would characterize it as a home invasion that was a murder plot," said Cambria County District Attorney Kelly Callihan.