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Jeannette, Pennsylvania

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Welcome to Jeannette ...

The city of Jeannette is located in Westmoreland County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Jeannette has a population of 9,245 people<1> (see below for details).

Jeannette was established in 1888.

The community of Jeannette is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jeannette had a population of 9,654 people. This makes Jeannette the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Jeannette represents 0.08% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 75th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,654 people, the population of Jeannette decreased 9.39% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 10,654 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Jeannette had an population of 9,245 people. This is a decrease of 4.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.23% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Jeannette ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016
Baldwin   [Map]   19,734   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lower Burrell   [Map]   11,367   N   18 miles [29 km]
McKeesport   [Map]   19,273   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   27,953   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Murrysville   [Map]   20,042   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
New Kensington   [Map]   12,592   NW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Jeannette ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Jeannette - they are located in Arkansas, Mississippi, Ontario, Tennessee and Texas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Jeannette. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jeannette. 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 Jeannette. Our list includes 9 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jeannette ...

Looking for more information about Jeannette? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Jeannette, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Jeannette.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Jeannette. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jeannette - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Jeannette. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jeannette) 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 Jeannette. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jeannette

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jeannette. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3292, Longitude: -79.6137     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jeannette have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Jeannette.