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West Elizabeth, Pennsylvania

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Welcome to West Elizabeth ...

West Elizabeth is located in Allegheny County.

The location of West Elizabeth has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, West Elizabeth has a population of 502 people<2> (see below for details).

West Elizabeth is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Elizabeth had a population of 518 people. This makes West Elizabeth the county's 81st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 518 people, the population of West Elizabeth decreased 8.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 565 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, West Elizabeth had an population of 502 people. This is a decrease of 3.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.15% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Elizabeth.

Communities near West Elizabeth ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Baldwin   [Map]   19,610   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bethel Park   [Map]   32,404   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greensburg   [Map]   14,299   E   18 miles [29 km]
McKeesport   [Map]   19,245   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   27,716   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Murrysville   [Map]   19,800   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around West Elizabeth. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of West Elizabeth. 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 West Elizabeth.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Elizabeth ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Elizabeth.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Elizabeth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- West Elizabeth) 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 West Elizabeth. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Elizabeth

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Elizabeth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2728, Longitude: -79.8950     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Elizabeth have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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