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Encyclopedia > Pittsburgh metropolitan area
Pittsburgh

Common name: Greater Pittsburgh Area
Largest city
Other cities
Pittsburgh
 - Beaver
 - Bethel Park
 -Butler
 - Greensburg
 - Kittanning
 - Latrobe
 - Lower Burrell
 - McKeesport
 -New Kensington
 - Penn Hills
 - Uniontown
 - Washington
Population  Ranked 21st in the U.S.
 - Total 2,386,074
 - Density 447/sq. mi. 
172/km²
Area 5,343 sq. mi.
13,839 km²
State(s)  Pennsylvania
Elevation   
 - Highest point 2994 [1] feet (913 [1] m)
 - Lowest point N/A feet (N/A m)

The Pittsburgh metropolitan area is the U.S. Census-defined seven county region surrounding the city of Pittsburgh in Western Pennsylvania, United States. The counties include Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland.[2] Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1168x709, 54 KB) U.S. Census Bureau http://ftp2. ... Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges, P-Burgh, The Burgh Motto: Benigno Numine Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ... Beaver is a borough located in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. ... Bethel Park is a municipality in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States and is part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. ... Butler is a city in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Greensburg is a city located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 15,889. ... A view of Kittanning. ... Latrobe is a city located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Lower Burrell is a city in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... McKeesport is a city in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, at the confluence of the Monongahela and Youghiogheny Rivers. ... New Kensington is a city located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, 18 miles (29 km) northeast of Pittsburgh, on the Allegheny river. ... Penn Hills is a census-designated place located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ... Uniontown is a city in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 50 miles (80 km) south by east of Pittsburgh. ... Washington is a city in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... The following is a list (by population) of all Metropolitan Statistical Areas as defined by the United States Census Bureau. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... The U.S. Census is mandated by the United States Constitution. ... Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges, P-Burgh, The Burgh Motto: Benigno Numine Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Location in the state of Pennsylvania Formed January 22, 1800 Seat Pittsburgh Area  - Total  - Water 1,929 km² (745 mi²) 38 km² (15 mi²) 1. ... Armstrong County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Beaver County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Butler County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Westmoreland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...


The area is considered by many to be only part of the true Pittsburgh area. For instance the Pittsburgh "market" as used by radio and TV claims the counties of Indiana, Greene, and Lawrence in Pennsylvania, as well as Monongalia, Preston, and Garrett counties in West Virginia and Maryland. See the Pittsburgh DMA for more precise definition of this area. There is also considerable evidence linking the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia and the east-central and southeastern counties of the state of Ohio; see Pittsburgh Tri-State for further data supporting this minority claim. Although separated from each other by natural barriers the two regions are growing more and more close. Indiana County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Monongalia County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. ... Preston County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. ... Garrett County is the westernmost county of the U.S. state of Maryland. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Area  Ranked 41st  - Total 24,244 sq mi (62,809 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 240 miles (385 km)  - % water 0. ... Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,417 sq mi (32,160 km²)  - Width 90 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37°53N to 39°43N  - Longitude 75°4W to 79°33... The Pittsburgh DMA is part of the Pittsburgh Tri-State region and is a larger extension of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. ... The Northern Panhandle is a region in the U.S. state of West Virginia. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Area  Ranked 41st  - Total 24,244 sq mi (62,809 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 240 miles (385 km)  - % water 0. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... The Pittsburgh Tri-State is the U.S. region that is centered around the transportation, medical, academic, economic, media and federal resources based in Pittsburgh. ...


See also

Pennsylvania has 14 metropolitan areas (MSAs) and 4 combined statistical areas (CSAs) defined by the United States Census Bureau. ...

References

  1. ^ a b Pennsylvania County High Points. Peakbagger.com. Retrieved on 2007-01-01.
  2. ^ Table 2a. Population in Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas.... U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 and 1990 Census (2003-12-30). Retrieved on 2006-12-27.
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Cities | Government | History | Pennsylvanians This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (362nd in leap years). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Pennsylvania. ... This article or section may be confusing or unclear for some readers, and should be edited to rectify this. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... List of cities in Pennsylvania, arranged in alphabetical order. ... The History of Pennsylvania is as varied as any in the American experience and reflects the melting pot vision of the United States. ... This is a list of prominent people from Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...

Capital

Harrisburg Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Dauphin Incorporated 1791 Charter 1860 Mayor Stephen R. Reed (D) Area    - City 26. ...

Metropolitan areas

Allentown–Bethlehem–Easton | Altoona | Erie | Harrisburg–Carlisle–Lebanon | Johnstown | Lancaster | Philadelphia | Pittsburgh | Reading | Scranton-Wilkes-Barre | State College | Williamsport | York-Hanover Pennsylvania has 14 metropolitan areas (MSAs) and 4 combined statistical areas (CSAs) defined by the United States Census Bureau. ... The Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ metropolitan area is the 63rd largest Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in the United States. ... Altoona is a city in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Nickname: The Flagship City Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: County Erie County Founded 1795  - Mayor Joseph Sinnott Area    - City 72. ... The Harrisburg-Carlisle-Lebanon, PA metropolitan area is the 94th largest Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in the United States and the 53rd largest Combined Statistical Area (CSA) in the United States. ... Nickname: Flood City Location Location of Johnstown within Pennsylvania. ... Nickname: The Red Rose City Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lancaster Founded 1730 Incorporated March 10, 1818 Mayor Rick Gray (D) Area    - City 19. ... Delaware Valley is the name of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-Atlantic City, New Jersey-Wilmington, Delaware Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area. ... Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Berks County Founded 1748 Mayor Thomas McMahon Area    - City 26. ... The City of Scranton is the county seat of Lackawanna CountyGR6 in Northeastern Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 76,415 (2003 estimate: 74,320). ... Nickname: The Diamond City Motto: Pattern After Us Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Luzerne Founded Incorporated  Borough  City 1769  1806  1871 Mayor Thomas M. Leighton (D) Area    - City 18. ... State College redirects here. ... Map of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania highlighting Williamsport Williamsport is a city in and the county seat of Lycoming CountyGR6, Pennsylvania in the United States. ... Nickname: The White Rose City Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County York Incorporated  - Borough September 24, 1787  - City January 11, 1887 Mayor John Brenner Area    - City 13. ... Motto: Fiat Justitia (Let Justice be Done) Location Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Government Country United States State Pennsylvania County York Mayor Maggie Hormel Founded Incorporated 1730 1815 Geographical characteristics Area     Borough 9. ...

Regions

Allegheny National Forest | Coal Region | Cumberland Valley | Delaware Valley | Dutch Country | Endless Mountains | Happy Valley | Pennsylvania Highlands | Laurel Highlands | Lehigh Valley | Northeast | Northern Tier | Northwest Region | The Poconos | Susquehanna Valley | Wyoming Valley | Western Pennsylvania This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The Allegheny National Forest is a National Forest located in northwestern Pennsylvania. ... Counties of the Coal Region of Pennsylvania, known for anthracite mining. ... Cumberland Valley Township is a township located in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. ... The Delaware Valley, also known as the Philadelphia-Camden-Vineland, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Combined Statistical Area, is named for the Delaware River which flows through the region. ... Pennsylvania Dutch Country refers to an area of southeastern Pennsylvania that has a high percentage of Amish, Mennonite and Fancy Dutch inhabitants and where the Pennsylvania German language was historically common. ... The Endless Mountains are a chain of mountains in northeastern Pennsylvania. ... For other locations called Happy Valley, see the Happy Valley article. ... Counties comprising the Pennsylvania Highlands Region The Pennsylvania Highlands region is a section of the Appalachian Mountains located in Eastern Pennsylvania frequently cited as a candidate for extensive ecological preservation. ... The Laurel Highlands, in Southwestern Pennsylvania in the USA, encompasses Fayette County, Somerset County and Westmoreland County. ... Counties comprising the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania The Lehigh Valley (also known simply as The Valley) is a region in eastern Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... This mountainous area of Pennsylvania includes the Pocono Mountains, the Endless Mountains and former anthracite coal mining cities and towns, including Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton, Pittston and Carbondale. ... Wikipedia also has an article on Northern Tier National High Adventure Bases Counties comprising the Northern Tier Region of Pennsylvania The Northern Tier is a geographic region consisting of five rural counties in north-central Pennsylvania. ... This article is about the region in Pennsylvania. ... Pennsylvanias Pocono region counties The Poconos, or the Pocono Mountains region, is a mountainous region of about 2,400 square miles (6,200 km²) located in northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 30 miles north of Allentown, in the United States. ... The Susquehanna River is a river in the northeastern United States, approximately 410 mi (715 km) long. ... A lesser-known Wyoming Valley exists in western New York in Wyoming County, where the valley of Oatka Creek is commonly known as the Wyoming Valley and includes the villages of Wyoming and Warsaw. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

Counties

Adams | Allegheny | Armstrong | Beaver | Bedford | Berks | Blair | Bradford | Bucks | Butler | Cambria | Cameron | Carbon | Centre | Chester | Clarion | Clearfield | Clinton | Columbia | Crawford | Cumberland | Dauphin | Delaware | Elk | Erie | Fayette | Forest | Franklin | Fulton | Greene | Huntingdon | Indiana | Jefferson | Juniata | Lackawanna | Lancaster | Lawrence | Lebanon | Lehigh | Luzerne | Lycoming | McKean | Mercer | Mifflin | Monroe | Montgomery | Montour | Northampton | Northumberland | Perry | Philadelphia | Pike | Potter | Schuylkill | Snyder | Somerset | Sullivan | Susquehanna | Tioga | Union | Venango | Warren | Washington | Wayne | Westmoreland | Wyoming | York List of Pennsylvania counties: Pennsylvania counties Adams County, formed in 1800 from parts of York County. ... Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Location in the state of Pennsylvania Formed January 22, 1800 Seat Pittsburgh Area  - Total  - Water 1,929 km² (745 mi²) 38 km² (15 mi²) 1. ... Armstrong County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Beaver County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... DONT beleive anything on this page! ppl can change it anytime they want to! im a kid and i am changing it right now!! luv yall!! PENNSYLVANIA ROCKS!!!! VENANGO COUNTY ROCKS TOO!!!! Bedford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Berks County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Blair County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Bradford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Butler County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Cambria County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Cameron County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Carbon County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Centre County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Chester County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Clarion County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Clearfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Clinton County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Crawford County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania and is one of four counties comprising the greater Harrisburg metropolitan area. ... Dauphin County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania and is one of four counties comprising the greater Harrisburg metropolitan area. ... Delaware County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Elk County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Erie County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Forest County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Fulton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Huntingdon County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Indiana County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Juniata County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Lackawanna County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, known as the Garden Spot of America since the 18th century, is located in the southeastern part of the state of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Lehigh County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Location in the state of Pennsylvania Formed Seat Wilkes-Barre Area  - Total  - Water 2,349 km² (907 mi²) 42 km² (16 mi²) 1. ... Lycoming County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... McKean County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Mercer County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Mifflin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, named for President James Monroe. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Montour County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Location in the state of Pennsylvania Formed 1752 Seat Easton Area  - Total  - Water 977 km² (377 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... Northumberland County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Perry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and is one of four counties comprising the greater Harrisburg metropolitan area. ... Philadelphia County is a county located in the U.S. State of Pennsylvania. ... Pike County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Potter County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Schuylkill County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania on the Schuylkill River. ... Snyder County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Somerset County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Sullivan County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Susquehanna County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Tioga County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Venango County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Wayne County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Westmoreland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Wyoming County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... York County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...


 
 

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