Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Acceptable alternate names for zip code 15241:
Upper Saint Clair

Local Area Code: 412  Time Zone: Eastern  DST: Y
Location: (by zip code) 40.35762 N, 80.05998 W
Population: (2000 census) = 334,563 (city)   Demographics
Median age: (2000 census) 35.5 yrs.
Population: (2010: by zip code) = 20,395
Area: (by zip code) 10.41 sq.mi. 0% water.
County: Allegheny County  County Population: (2010) = 1,223,348   
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Astronomical Dawn: 5:30 am
Sunrise: 7:04 am
Sunset: 7:45 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 9:18 pm

Local Time: 6:21 am   | 39°F / 89% RH  | 
Current Weather: Overcast
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"The City of Bridges"

Pittsburgh was incorporated as a borough in 1794 and later as a city in 1816. It is currently the 2nd largest city in Pennsylvania. It is located on the intersection of the Ohio River, the Monongahela River and the Allegheny River. Point State Park sits at the intersection point.

In April 1845, a significant fire destroyed 1000 buildings in the center of the city. 50+ acres were effected.

Pittsburgh is known for its history as a 'steel' town. In 1892, steel workers strike and were locked out. Fights erupted between the steel workers and those brought into replace them. The National Guard was brought in to restore order. In 1901, the U.S. Steel Corporation was formed, and by 1911 Pittsburgh was producing 30%-50% of the nation's steel. Decades of manufacturing deteriorated the air and water quality in the region.

In a complete turnaround, Pittsburgh is now known as a technology, healthcare and financial services center with high livability standards.

The city of Pittsburgh is located 167 miles ( 269 km )
--- heading 273o (west) from Harrisburg.

At the time of the 2000 census, the city of Pittsburgh had a population of 334,563 living in 143,739 households. The median age was 35.5 yrs.

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Pennsylvania Profile

Name = Pennsylvania
Abbr = PA
Cap. = Harrisburg
Pop. (2000) = 12,281,054
Pop. (2010) = 12,702,379
Pop. (2015) = 12,802,503
Nick. = Keystone State
Motto = Virtue, liberty and independence
Flower = Mountain laurel
Bird = Ruffed grouse
Tree = Hemlock
Song = Pennsylvania
Statehood = Dec. 12, 1787
Web = www.pa.gov
Land Area = 44,817 sq.mi.
Highest Point = Mt Davis (3,213ft.)
Lowest Point = Delaware River
(Sea Level)

Area Code(s) = 215 267 412 
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