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Charleroi, Pennsylvania
(Washington County)

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Welcome to Charleroi ...

Charleroi is located in Washington County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Charleroi has a population of 3,904 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Charleroi is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Charleroi ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.washcochamber.com/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Charleroi had an population of 3,904 people. This is a decrease of 5.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Charleroi had a population of 4,120 people. This makes Charleroi the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Charleroi represents 0.03% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 244th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,120 people, the population of Charleroi decreased 15.42% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,871 people).

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

Adding Charleroi to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Charleroi ...

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

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

Communities near Charleroi ...

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

  • Bethel Park [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel Park
    • Bethel Park [Allegheny County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Charleroi
    • 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.<5> 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>
  • West Mifflin [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Mifflin
    • West Mifflin [Allegheny County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Charleroi
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,588 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Mifflin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Mifflin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Mifflin<6>
  • Baldwin [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwin
    • Baldwin [Allegheny County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Charleroi
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,419 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwin
  • McKeesport [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McKeesport
    • McKeesport [Allegheny County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Charleroi
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,927 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKeesport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKeesport<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Whitehall [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehall
      • Whitehall [Allegheny County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Charleroi
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehall<6>
    • Washington [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
      • Washington [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Charleroi
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<6>
    • Jefferson Hills [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson Hills
      • Jefferson Hills [Allegheny County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Charleroi
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,136 people
      • Jefferson Hills has also been known as:
      • Jefferson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson Hills
    • Munhall [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Munhall
      • Munhall [Allegheny County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Charleroi
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,930 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munhall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munhall<6>
    • Uniontown [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uniontown
      • Uniontown [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Charleroi
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,632 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uniontown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uniontown<6>
    • Brentwood [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brentwood
      • Brentwood [Allegheny County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Charleroi
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,203 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brentwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brentwood<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 Charleroi. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Charleroi.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Charleroi. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Charleroi.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Charleroi ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Washington County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.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 Washington, 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 Charleroi.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Charleroi - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Charleroi) 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 Charleroi. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CharleroiOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Charleroi. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1379, Longitude: -79.9012    
<5>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.
<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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