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Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

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The location of Canonsburg

Welcome to Canonsburg ...

Canonsburg is located in Washington County.

The location of Canonsburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Canonsburg has a population of 8,837 people<2> (see below for details).

Canonsburg is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Canonsburg had a population of 8,992 people. This makes Canonsburg the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Canonsburg represents 0.07% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 79th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,992 people, the population of Canonsburg increased 4.47% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,607 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Canonsburg had an population of 8,837 people. This is a decrease of 1.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.67% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Canonsburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Baldwin   [Map]   19,610   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bethel Park   [Map]   32,404   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brentwood   [Map]   9,398   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jefferson Hills   [Map]   11,226   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
McKeesport   [Map]   19,245   E   18 miles [29 km]
Munhall   [Map]   11,158   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Canonsburg.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Canonsburg. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Canonsburg. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Canonsburg. Our list includes 10 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Canonsburg:

Websites for Canonsburg ...

Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Canonsburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Washington County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County:

The official website for State of Pennsylvania:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Canonsburg.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Canonsburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Canonsburg) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Canonsburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Canonsburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canonsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2617, Longitude: -80.1839     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Canonsburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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