Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania

Canonsburg is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, 18 miles (29 km) southwest of Pittsburgh. The population was 8,992 at the 2010 census.

Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Borough of Canonsburg
West Pike Street near the intersection of North Jefferson Avenue
West Pike Street near the intersection of North Jefferson Avenue
Etymology: John Canon
Nickname(s): 
Guntown[1]
Motto(s): 
"America's Small Town Music Capital"
Location of Canonsburg in Washington County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Canonsburg in Washington County, Pennsylvania.
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Location of Canonsburg in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°15′43″N 80°11′6″W / 40.26194°N 80.18500°W / 40.26194; -80.18500Coordinates: 40°15′43″N 80°11′6″W / 40.26194°N 80.18500°W / 40.26194; -80.18500
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyWashington
Established1791
Government
 • MayorDavid H. Rhome
Area
 • Total2.31 sq mi (5.98 km2)
 • Land2.31 sq mi (5.98 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total8,992
 • Estimate 
(2019)
8,760
 • Density3,792.21/sq mi (1,464.16/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)724/412
School DistrictCanon-McMillan
Websitewww.canonsburgboro.com

ReferencesEdit

  1. Ewing, Blaine, ed. (1903), Canonsburg Centennial – Eighteen Hundred Two, Nineteen Hundred Two, Pittsburgh Printing Co., retrieved August 7, 2010
  2. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2020.