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Welcome to Kittanning ...

Kittanning is located in Armstrong County<1> and is the County Seat for Armstrong County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kittanning has a population of 3,717 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Kittanning is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kittanning had an population of 3,717 people. This is a decrease of 8.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kittanning had a population of 4,044 people (which is 5.87% of the total population of Armstrong County). This makes Kittanning the county's most populous community.

The population of Kittanning represents 0.03% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 251st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,044 people, the population of Kittanning decreased 15.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,787 people).

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

Communities Also Named Kittanning ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Kittanning - it's located in Ohio.

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

Communities near Kittanning ...

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

  • Butler [Butler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butler
    • Butler [Butler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Kittanning
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,847 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butler<5>
  • Lower Burrell [Westmoreland County]
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    • Lower Burrell [Westmoreland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Kittanning
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,997 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lower Burrell have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lower Burrell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lower Burrell<5>
  • Vandergrift [Westmoreland County]
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    • Vandergrift [Westmoreland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Kittanning
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,832 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vandergrift have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vandergrift
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vandergrift<5>
  • Tarentum [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tarentum
    • Tarentum [Allegheny County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Kittanning
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,338 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tarentum have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarentum
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tarentum<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brackenridge [Allegheny County]
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      • Brackenridge [Allegheny County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Kittanning
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,113 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brackenridge have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brackenridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brackenridge<5>
    • Leechburg [Armstrong County]
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      • Leechburg [Armstrong County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Kittanning
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,969 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leechburg<5>
    • Freeport [Armstrong County]
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      • Freeport [Armstrong County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Kittanning
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,662 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freeport<5>
    • Apollo [Armstrong County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apollo
      • Apollo [Armstrong County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Kittanning
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,507 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apollo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apollo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apollo<5>
    • Saxonburg [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saxonburg
      • Saxonburg [Butler County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Kittanning
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saxonburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saxonburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saxonburg<5>
    • West Leechburg [Westmoreland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Leechburg
      • West Leechburg [Westmoreland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Kittanning
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,211 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Leechburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Leechburg

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kittanning. Our list includes 27 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Kittanning.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kittanning ...

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

Adding Kittanning to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Kittanning on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

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

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

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 Armstrong, 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 Kittanning.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kittanning - 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- Kittanning) 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 Kittanning. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KittanningOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kittanning. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8200, Longitude: -79.5225    
<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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