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Welcome to Slippery Rock ...

Slippery Rock is located in Butler County<1>.

The location of Slippery Rock has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Slippery Rock has a population of 3,531 people<3> (see below for details).

Slippery Rock is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Slippery Rock had an population of 3,531 people. This is a decrease of 2.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Slippery Rock had a population of 3,625 people. This makes Slippery Rock the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Slippery Rock represents 0.03% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 272nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,625 people, the population of Slippery Rock increased 18.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,068 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Slippery Rock.

Communities near Slippery Rock ...

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

  • New Castle [Lawrence County]
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    • New Castle [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Slippery Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,618 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<6>
  • Butler [Butler County]
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    • Butler [Butler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Slippery Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,885 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butler<6>
  • Ellwood City [Lawrence County]
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    • Ellwood City [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Slippery Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,286 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellwood City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellwood City<6>
  • Zelienople [Butler County]
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    • Zelienople [Butler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Slippery Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,603 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zelienople have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zelienople
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zelienople<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Wilmington [Lawrence County]
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      • New Wilmington [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Slippery Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,197 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Wilmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Wilmington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Wilmington<6>
    • Mercer [Mercer County]
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      • Mercer [Mercer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Slippery Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,882 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mercer<6>
    • Prospect [Butler County]
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      • Prospect [Butler County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Slippery Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prospect have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prospect
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prospect<6>
    • Ellport [Lawrence County]
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      • Ellport [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Slippery Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,103 people
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    • Stoneboro [Mercer County]
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      • Stoneboro [Mercer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Slippery Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 980 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stoneboro<6>
    • Chicora [Butler County]
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      • Chicora [Butler County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Slippery Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 957 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chicora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chicora<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 Slippery Rock. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Slippery Rock.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Slippery Rock. See our Newspapers Page for Slippery Rock.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Slippery Rock ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Butler County: www.co.butler.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 Butler, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Slippery Rock.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Slippery Rock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Slippery Rock) 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 Slippery Rock. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Slippery Rock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slippery Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0706, Longitude: -80.0581       In this case, the coordinates for Slippery Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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