Homestead, Pennsylvania

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Homestead, Pennsylvania
The Bost Building, built in 1892, was AA union headquarters during the Homestead Strike that year, and today is a National Historic Landmark and museum of the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area
The Bost Building, built in 1892, was AA union headquarters during the Homestead Strike that year, and today is a National Historic Landmark and museum of the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area
Location in Allegheny County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Allegheny County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Coordinates: 40°24′18.25″N 79°54′28.03″W / 40.4050694°N 79.9077861°W / 40.4050694; -79.9077861Coordinates: 40°24′18.25″N 79°54′28.03″W / 40.4050694°N 79.9077861°W / 40.4050694; -79.9077861
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyAllegheny
Government
 • MayorBetty Esper
Area
 • Total0.64 sq mi (1.67 km2)
 • Land0.57 sq mi (1.49 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,165
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
3,149
 • Density5,476.52/sq mi (2,112.72/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
15120
Area code(s)412
FIPS code42-35424
Websitewww.homesteadborough.com

Homestead is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, in the Monongahela River valley 7 miles (11 km) southeast of downtown Pittsburgh and directly across the river from the city limit line. The borough is known for the Homestead Strike of 1892, an important event in the history of labor relations in the United States. The population of Homestead was 3,165 at the 2010 census.[3]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
  2. ^ Cite error: The named reference USCensusEst2019CenPopScriptOnlyDirtyFixDoNotUse was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  3. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Homestead borough, Pennsylvania". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 20, 2011.

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