A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Pittsburgh ...
When the people of Pittsburgh refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Pittsburgher<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Pittsburgh has a population of 302,407 people<2> (see below for details).
Pittsburgh is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Pittsburgh lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Pittsburgh had a population of 305,704 people (which is 24.99% of the total population of Allegheny County). This makes Pittsburgh the county's most populous community.
The population of Pittsburgh represents 2.41% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 305,704 people, the population of Pittsburgh decreased 8.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 334,563 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Pittsburgh had an population of 302,407 people. This is a decrease of 1.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.61% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Pittsburgh.
Communities near Pittsburgh ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Pittsburgh and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Pittsburgh.
Communities Also Named Pittsburgh ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Pittsburgh - they are located in California, Kentucky, Nebraska, Nevada and North Dakota.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pittsburgh.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Pittsburgh:
Websites for Pittsburgh ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pittsburgh ...
Looking for more information about Pittsburgh? 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 Pittsburgh, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pittsburgh.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Pittsburgh: www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/
The official website for Allegheny County: www.county.allegheny.pa.us/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019