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Welcome to Tarentum ...

Tarentum is located in Allegheny County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tarentum has a population of 4,366 people<3> (see below for details).

Tarentum is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tarentum had an population of 4,366 people. This is a decrease of 3.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tarentum had a population of 4,530 people. This makes Tarentum the county's 34th most populous community.

The population of Tarentum represents 0.04% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 217th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,530 people, the population of Tarentum decreased 9.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,993 people).

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

Communities Also Named Tarentum ...

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

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

Communities near Tarentum ...

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

  • Pittsburgh [Allegheny County]
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    • Pittsburgh [Allegheny County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Tarentum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 300,286 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburgh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburgh<6>
  • Monroeville [Allegheny County]
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    • Monroeville [Allegheny County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Tarentum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,380 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroeville<6>
  • Plum [Allegheny County]
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    • Plum [Allegheny County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Tarentum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,087 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plum<6>
  • West Mifflin [Allegheny County]
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    • West Mifflin [Allegheny County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Tarentum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,699 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Mifflin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Mifflin<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Murrysville [Westmoreland County]
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      • Murrysville [Westmoreland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Tarentum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,590 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murrysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murrysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murrysville<6>
    • McKeesport [Allegheny County]
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      • McKeesport [Allegheny County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Tarentum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,009 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKeesport<6>
    • Wilkinsburg [Allegheny County]
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      • Wilkinsburg [Allegheny County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Tarentum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,292 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkinsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkinsburg<6>
    • Franklin Park [Allegheny County]
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      • Franklin Park [Allegheny County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Tarentum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,885 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin Park
    • Butler [Butler County]
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      • Butler [Butler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Tarentum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,885 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butler<6>
    • Munhall [Allegheny County]
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      • Munhall [Allegheny County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Tarentum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,006 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Munhall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munhall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munhall<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 Tarentum. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tarentum.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tarentum. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Tarentum.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tarentum ...

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

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About Allegheny County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Allegheny County: www.county.allegheny.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 Allegheny, 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 Tarentum.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tarentum - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tarentum) 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 Tarentum. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tarentum

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tarentum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6040, Longitude: -79.7553       In this case, the coordinates for Tarentum 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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