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Welcome to Donora ...

Donora is located in Washington County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Donora has a population of 4,562 people<2> (see below for details).

Donora is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Donora ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.washcochamber.com/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Donora had an population of 4,562 people. This is a decrease of 4.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Donora had a population of 4,781 people. This makes Donora the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Donora represents 0.04% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 204th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,781 people, the population of Donora decreased 15.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,653 people).

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

Communities Also Named Donora ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Donora - it's located in South Carolina.

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

Communities near Donora ...

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

  • Pittsburgh [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsburgh
    • Pittsburgh [Allegheny County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Donora
    • Estimated population in 2019: 300,286 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburgh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburgh<5>
  • Bethel Park [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel Park
    • Bethel Park [Allegheny County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Donora
    • Estimated population in 2019: 32,345 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel Park<5>
  • Monroeville [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroeville
    • Monroeville [Allegheny County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Donora
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,380 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroeville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroeville<5>
  • West Mifflin [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Mifflin
    • West Mifflin [Allegheny County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Donora
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,699 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Mifflin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Mifflin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Mifflin<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Murrysville [Westmoreland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murrysville
      • Murrysville [Westmoreland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Donora
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,590 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murrysville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murrysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murrysville<5>
    • Baldwin [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwin
      • Baldwin [Allegheny County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Donora
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,554 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Donora
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,009 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKeesport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKeesport<5>
    • Wilkinsburg [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkinsburg
      • Wilkinsburg [Allegheny County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Donora
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,292 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkinsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkinsburg<5>
    • Greensburg [Westmoreland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greensburg
      • Greensburg [Westmoreland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Donora
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,113 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensburg<5>
    • Whitehall [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehall
      • Whitehall [Allegheny County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Donora
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,393 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehall<5>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Donora. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Donora.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Donora ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Washington County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Donora. 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 Donora.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Donora - 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' (or 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- Donora) 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 Donora. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Donora

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Donora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1738, Longitude: -79.8585    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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