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Hollidaysburg is a borough in Blair County, in the Altoona metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Adam and William Holliday, Irish immigrants who founded the settlement. William's three children were killed by Indians
The latitude of Hollidaysburg is 40.427N. The longitude is -78.389W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 955 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,312.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hollidaysburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Blair County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Altoona area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16648 ZIP code.
36% of Hollidaysburg residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hollidaysburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hollidaysburg was $18,770, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Hollidaysburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Hollidaysburg include Hollidaysburg Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Hollidaysburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $394. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $818.
Libraries in Hollidaysburg include Hollidaysburg Area Public Library ... View libraries
Blair County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hollidaysburg political report.
The average commute time for Hollidaysburg workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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