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Welcome to Braddock ...

Braddock is located in Allegheny County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Braddock has a population of 2,107 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Braddock.

Braddock is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Braddock: 15104<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Braddock had an population of 2,107 people. This is a decrease of 2.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 27.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Braddock had a population of 2,159 people. This makes Braddock the county's 55th most populous community.

The population of Braddock represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 408th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,159 people, the population of Braddock decreased 25.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,912 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Braddock.

Communities Also Named Braddock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Braddock: This one is located in Allegheny County and the other is located in Washington County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 8 communities that are also named Braddock - they are located in Colorado, Kansas, Maryland, New Jersey, North Dakota, Saskatchewan and Virginia.

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

Communities near Braddock ...

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

  • Pittsburgh (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsburgh
    • Pittsburgh lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Braddock and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 299,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburgh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburgh<6>
  • Bethel Park (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel Park
    • Bethel Park lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Braddock and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,212 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel Park<6>
  • Monroeville (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroeville
    • Monroeville lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Braddock and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,393 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroeville<6>
  • Plum (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum
    • Plum lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Braddock and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plum have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plum<6>
  • Murrysville (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murrysville
    • Murrysville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Braddock and is located in Westmoreland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,446 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murrysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murrysville<6>
  • Baldwin (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwin
    • Baldwin lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Braddock and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,419 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwin
  • McKeesport (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McKeesport
    • McKeesport lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Braddock and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,927 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKeesport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKeesport<6>
  • Franklin Park (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin Park
    • Franklin Park lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Braddock 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
  • Greensburg (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greensburg
    • Greensburg lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Braddock and is located in Westmoreland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,082 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensburg<6>
  • Whitehall (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehall
    • Whitehall lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Braddock and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,313 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehall<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 Braddock. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Braddock.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Braddock. 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 Braddock.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Braddock. See our Newspapers Page for Braddock.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Braddock ...

Looking for more information about Braddock? 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 Braddock, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Braddock.

Adding Braddock to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Braddock 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 Braddock was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Braddock on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

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

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The official website for Allegheny County: www.county.allegheny.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 Allegheny, 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 Braddock.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Braddock - 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 community (such as Braddock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Braddock 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Braddock) 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 Braddock. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BraddockOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Braddock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4033, Longitude: -79.8686    
<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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