Welcome to Cambria County, Pennsylvania!

Cambria County is a fourth class county in the State of Pennsylvania with a population of approximately 143,728  residents (Census, 2011).  There are 63 municipalities within the County consisting of 32 boroughs, 30 townships and the city of Johnstown.  The County is approximately 71 miles east of Pittsburgh via US Route 22, and 143 miles west of Harrisburg via Interstate 76.  The beauty and abundance of natural resources in the area, including two State Parks, help to promote economic development while making Cambria County one of the most desirable vacationing destinations in the State.





The Courthouse is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  (PLEASE NOTE:  THE COURTHOUSE NO LONGER PROVIDES A NOTARY.).

*Holidays (Courthouse and satellite offices closed.)

Interested in employment with Cambria County?  Please visit  Human Resources to download an employment application.  Complete the application and mail it DIRECTLY TO the Human Resources department.  *There is no online application available at this time.   


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2-1-1 is a FREE, accessible, 3-digit telephone number available to everyone.  All residents have easy access to customized health, housing and human services information in one place.


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The Commissioners’ Meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 17, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., will be held via Zoom.  If you would like to participate, please call the Commissioners’ Office at (814) 472-1600, during normal business hours, and you will be provided with login information.




For 2020 Census Employment Opportunities, please visit Http://2020census.gov/jobs








 February 28, 2020: It is once again County-Municipal Real Estate tax season.  All tax notices should have been mailed by your local tax collector on or before February 29, 2020.  If you have not received your tax notice by March 6, 2020 we recommend contacting your tax collector. The County-Municipal discount period is March 1, 2020 to April 30, 2020, to receive a 2% discount on your taxes payment must be made by April 30th.  The County-Municipal face period is May 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020 and taxes go into penalty starting July 1, 2020.  After December 31, 2020, any unpaid Real Estate taxes will be turned over by your local tax collector to the County Tax Claim Bureau.  If your real estate taxes are escrowed by a mortgage company, it is the property owner’s responsibility to forward a copy of the tax bill to the mortgage company.





Please follow the link.  You will find the document at the bottom of the page under "Related Documents".







Any Person interested in serving on a Cambria County Board or Authority, please submit a resume to rrobertson@co.cambria.pa.us or call the Cambria County Commissioner's office at (814) 472-1600 for more info.



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County Commissioners:
Cambria County PA. Commissioners
Current Commissioners 2020
President Commissioner Thomas CherniskyPresident Commissioner
Thomas C. Chernisky
Commissioner William SmithCommissioner
William "B.J." Smith
Commissioner Scott HuntCommissioner
Scott W. Hunt


The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies


Community Foundation of the Alleghenies

To Find out how the Community Foundation may be able to assist you in bettering Cambria County, please click the following link.

Visit the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies website here

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A cooperative initiative between the United Way of Laurel Highlands and Lift Johnstown:

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