McKeesport, Pennsylvania

city in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States

McKeesport is a city in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 17,727 at the 2020 census, and it is Allegheny County's second-largest city, after Pittsburgh.[2] It is at the confluence of the Monongahela and Youghiogheny rivers and within the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. It was founded in 1795.

McKeesport, Pennsylvania
McKeesport City Hall, built circa 1890
McKeesport City Hall, built circa 1890
Official seal of McKeesport, Pennsylvania
Nickname: 
Tube City
Location in Allegheny County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Allegheny County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 40°20′38″N 79°50′56″W / 40.34389°N 79.84889°W / 40.34389; -79.84889Coordinates: 40°20′38″N 79°50′56″W / 40.34389°N 79.84889°W / 40.34389; -79.84889
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyAllegheny
Settled1795
Incorporated (borough)September 3, 1842
Founded byJohn McKee
Area
 • Total5.44 sq mi (14.10 km2)
 • Land5.05 sq mi (13.08 km2)
 • Water0.40 sq mi (1.02 km2)
Elevation
760 ft (230 m)
Population
 • Total17,727
 • Density3,510.99/sq mi (1,355.48/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip Code
15132
Area Code412
FIPS code42-46256
Waterways
TransitPittsburgh Regional Transit
Websitewww.mckeesport-pa.gov

References Edit

  1. "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 12, 2022.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "QuickFacts: McKeesport city, Pennsylvania". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 11, 2023.

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