Foot of Ten, Pennsylvania

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Foot of Ten, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Foot ofTen is located in Pennsylvania
Foot ofTen
Foot of
Ten
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°24′57″N 78°27′19″W / 40.41583°N 78.45528°W / 40.41583; -78.45528Coordinates: 40°24′57″N 78°27′19″W / 40.41583°N 78.45528°W / 40.41583; -78.45528
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Blair
Townships Allegheny, Juniata
Elevation 1,106 ft (337 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 672
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1174942[1]

Foot of Ten is a census-designated place[2] in Allegheny and Juniata Townships in Blair County, Pennsylvania. It is located about a mile west of the small borough Duncansville on Foot of Ten Road, and about 2.5 miles north of the even smaller borough Newry. As of the 2010 census, the population was 672 residents.[3]

The town was named Foot of Ten because of its location at the foot of the tenth inclined plane of the Allegheny Portage Railroad.[4][5]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Foot of Ten, Pennsylvania
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 21, 2013. Retrieved February 10, 2013. 
  3. ^ Bureau, US Census. "Census.gov". www.census.gov. Retrieved 2016-07-23. 
  4. ^ "Allegheny Portage Railroad". History & Culture. National Park Service. Retrieved November 15, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Funny Name". Foot of Ten Independent Baptist Church. Retrieved November 15, 2016.