Cambria County Jail

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Cambria County Jail
Cambria County Jail original and 1910 extension.JPG
Cambria County Jail, September 2014
Cambria County Jail is located in Pennsylvania
Cambria County Jail
Location N. Center and Sample Sts., Ebensburg, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°29′11″N 78°43′34″W / 40.48639°N 78.72611°W / 40.48639; -78.72611Coordinates: 40°29′11″N 78°43′34″W / 40.48639°N 78.72611°W / 40.48639; -78.72611
Area 1.6 acres (0.65 ha)
Built 1872
Architectural style Gothic Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 80003450[1]
Added to NRHP June 30, 1980

Cambria County Jail is a historic jail located at Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1872, and is a Gothic Revival style sandstone building measuring 56 feet wide, 100 feet deep, and 60 feet tall. An addition was built in 1910. The front facade features pointed drop arch windows and a pointed arch portal. The building has a tower.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Mary Ann O'Donnell Parfitt (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Cambria County Jail" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-06.