Swissvale, Pennsylvania

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Swissvale, Pennsylvania
Longfellow School (1902) National Register of Historic Places
Longfellow School (1902)
National Register of Historic Places
Location in Allegheny County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Allegheny County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 40°25′20″N 79°53′10″W / 40.42222°N 79.88611°W / 40.42222; -79.88611Coordinates: 40°25′20″N 79°53′10″W / 40.42222°N 79.88611°W / 40.42222; -79.88611
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyAllegheny
Government
 • MayorDeneen Swartzwelder (D)
Area
 • Total1.24 sq mi (3.22 km2)
 • Land1.20 sq mi (3.11 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total8,983
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
8,647
 • Density7,193.84/sq mi (2,777.35/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
15218
FIPS code42-75816
Websiteswissvaleborough.com
Neighborhood street in western Swissvale

Swissvale is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 9 miles (14 km) east of downtown Pittsburgh. Named for a farmstead owned by James Swisshelm,[3] during the industrial age it was the site of the Union Switch and Signal Company of George Westinghouse. The population was 8,983 at the 2010 census.[4] In 1940, 15,919 people lived there.

  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. ^ Porter, Thomas J. Jr. (May 10, 1984). "Town names carry a little bit of history". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. p. 1. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Swissvale borough, Pennsylvania". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 23, 2011.

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