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Welcome to Beaver Falls ...

The city of Beaver Falls is located in Beaver County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Beaver Falls has a population of 8,333 people<2> (see below for details).

Beaver Falls was established in 1868.

The community of Beaver Falls is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Beaver Falls lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The ZIP code for Beaver Falls: 15010<4>

Websites for Beaver Falls ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.bcchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Beaver Falls, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Beaver Falls had an population of 8,333 people. This is a decrease of 7.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Beaver Falls had a population of 8,987 people (or 5.27% of the total population of Beaver County). This makes Beaver Falls the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Beaver Falls represents 0.07% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 80th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,987 people, the population of Beaver Falls decreased 9.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,920 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Beaver Falls.

Communities Also Named Beaver Falls ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Beaver Falls - they are located in Alaska, British Columbia, Minnesota and New York.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Beaver Falls.

Communities near Beaver Falls ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Beaver Falls.

  • New Castle (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Castle
    • New Castle lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Beaver Falls and is located in Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<6>
  • Franklin Park (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin Park
    • Franklin Park lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Beaver Falls and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,883 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin Park have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin Park
  • East Liverpool (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Liverpool
    • East Liverpool lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Beaver Falls and is located in Columbiana County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,498 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Liverpool
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Liverpool<6>
  • Economy (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Economy
    • Economy lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Beaver Falls and is located in Beaver County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,022 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Economy have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Economy
  • Aliquippa (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aliquippa
    • Aliquippa lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Beaver Falls and is located in Beaver County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,743 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aliquippa have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aliquippa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aliquippa<6>
  • Ellwood City (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellwood City
    • Ellwood City lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Beaver Falls and is located in Beaver County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellwood City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellwood City<6>
  • Ambridge (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ambridge
    • Ambridge lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Beaver Falls and is located in Beaver County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,535 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ambridge have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ambridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ambridge<6>
  • Coraopolis (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coraopolis
    • Coraopolis lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Beaver Falls and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,385 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coraopolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coraopolis<6>
  • East Palestine (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Palestine
    • East Palestine lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Beaver Falls and is located in Columbiana County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,382 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Palestine have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Palestine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Palestine<6>
  • Baden (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baden
    • Baden lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Beaver Falls and is located in Beaver County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,839 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baden have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baden<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Beaver Falls. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Beaver Falls.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Beaver Falls. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Beaver Falls.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Beaver Falls. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Beaver Falls.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beaver Falls ...

Looking for more information about Beaver Falls? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Beaver Falls, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Beaver Falls.

Adding Beaver Falls to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Beaver Falls in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Beaver Falls was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Beaver Falls on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Beaver Falls on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Beaver Falls

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Beaver County

About Pennsylvania

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Beaver Falls. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Beaver County: www.co.beaver.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Beaver, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Beaver Falls.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Beaver Falls - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Beaver Falls). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Beaver Falls or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Beaver Falls) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Beaver Falls. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Beaver FallsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beaver Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7539, Longitude: -80.3180    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




 

 

 

 

 


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