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Welcome to Castle Shannon ...

Castle Shannon is located in Allegheny County<1>.

The location of Castle Shannon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Castle Shannon has a population of 8,216 people<3> (see below for details).

Castle Shannon is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Castle Shannon ...

Official Website: borough.castle-shannon.pa.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Castle Shannon had an population of 8,216 people. This is a decrease of 1.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Castle Shannon had a population of 8,316 people. This makes Castle Shannon the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Castle Shannon represents 0.07% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 96th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,316 people, the population of Castle Shannon decreased 2.81% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,556 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Castle Shannon.

Communities near Castle Shannon ...

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

  • Monroeville [Allegheny County]
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    • Monroeville [Allegheny County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Castle Shannon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,380 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroeville<6>
  • Plum [Allegheny County]
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    • Plum [Allegheny County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Castle Shannon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,087 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plum<6>
  • West Mifflin [Allegheny County]
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    • West Mifflin [Allegheny County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Castle Shannon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Mifflin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,699 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Mifflin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Mifflin<6>
  • Murrysville [Westmoreland County]
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    • Murrysville [Westmoreland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Castle Shannon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murrysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,590 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murrysville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McKeesport [Allegheny County]
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      • McKeesport [Allegheny County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Castle Shannon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,009 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKeesport<6>
    • Wilkinsburg [Allegheny County]
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      • Wilkinsburg [Allegheny County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Castle Shannon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,292 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkinsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkinsburg<6>
    • Franklin Park [Allegheny County]
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      • Franklin Park [Allegheny County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Castle Shannon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,885 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin Park
    • Washington [Washington County]
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      • Washington [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Castle Shannon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,433 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<6>
    • New Kensington [Westmoreland County]
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      • New Kensington [Westmoreland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Castle Shannon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Kensington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,292 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Kensington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Kensington<6>
    • Jefferson Hills [Allegheny County]
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      • Jefferson Hills [Allegheny County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Castle Shannon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,101 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson Hills

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 Castle Shannon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Castle Shannon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Castle Shannon ...

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

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About Allegheny County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Castle Shannon: borough.castle-shannon.pa.us/

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>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Castle Shannon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Castle Shannon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Castle Shannon) 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 Castle Shannon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Castle Shannon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Castle Shannon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3659, Longitude: -80.0198       In this case, the coordinates for Castle Shannon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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