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Welcome to Whitehall ...

Whitehall is located in Allegheny County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Whitehall, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Whitehall has a population of 13,394 people<2> (see below for details).

Whitehall is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Whitehall ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Whitehall had an population of 13,394 people. This is a decrease of 3.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Whitehall had a population of 13,944 people. This makes Whitehall the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Whitehall represents 0.11% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 44th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,944 people, the population of Whitehall decreased 3.46% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 14,444 people).

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

Communities Also Named Whitehall ...

While we believe that this Whitehall is located in Allegheny County, we know of another 3 Pennsylvania communities named Whitehall. Those communities are located in the following counties: Adams, Lehigh and Montour County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 29 communities that are also named Whitehall - they are located in Arkansas (3), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Michigan, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Rhode Island, South Carolina (3), Texas (2), Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Whitehall ...

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

  • Monroeville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Plum
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plum have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum
    • Plum is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,993 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plum <4>
  • Murrysville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • McKeesport
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
  • Wilkinsburg
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkinsburg
    • Wilkinsburg is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,186 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkinsburg <4>
  • Franklin Park
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin Park have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin Park
    • Franklin Park is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,883 people
  • Washington
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • New Kensington
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Jeannette
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
  • Canonsburg
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitehall ...

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

Adding Whitehall to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Whitehall in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Whitehall was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Whitehall.

The official website for Whitehall:

The official website for Allegheny County:

The official website for State of Pennsylvania:

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Whitehall.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitehall - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.


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