Shanksville, Pennsylvania is a small borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. About 250 people live there. The town is 60 miles from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The area became well-known worldwide when United Airlines Flight 93 crashed into a field during the September 11 attacks. The town was founded in 1798.
Main Street in Shanksville
|Official name: Borough of Shanksville|
|Named for: Christian Shank (founder)|
|Density||1,391.9 /sq mi (537.4 /km²)|
|- Incorporated||January 25, 1913|
|- summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|