McKeesport, Pennsylvania

city in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States

McKeesport is a city in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 19,731 at the 2010 census, and is Allegheny County's second-largest city, after Pittsburgh.[3] 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
Nickname(s): 
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
Government
 • MayorMichael Cherepko (D)
 • State HouseAustin Davis (D)
 • State SenateJim Brewster (D)
 • U.S. HouseMike Doyle (D)
Area
 • Total5.41 sq mi (14.02 km2)
 • Land5.04 sq mi (13.06 km2)
 • Water0.37 sq mi (0.95 km2)
Elevation
760 ft (230 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total19,731
 • Estimate 
(2018)[2]
19,115
 • Density3,815.42/sq mi (1,473.06/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip Code
15132
Area Code412
FIPS code42-46256
Waterways
TransitPort Authority Transit
Websitewww.mckeesport-pa.gov

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Mar 24, 2019.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved July 30, 2019.
  3. "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), McKeesport city, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved September 8, 2011.

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