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Welcome to Youngwood ...

Youngwood is located in Westmoreland County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Youngwood has a population of 2,854 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Youngwood.

Youngwood is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Youngwood: 15697<4>

Websites for Youngwood ...

Official Website: www.youngwood.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Youngwood had an population of 2,854 people. This is a decrease of 6.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 31.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Youngwood had a population of 3,050 people. This makes Youngwood the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Youngwood represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 313rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,050 people, the population of Youngwood decreased 26.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,138 people).

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

Communities Also Named Youngwood ...

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

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

Communities near Youngwood ...

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

  • Monroeville [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroeville
    • Monroeville [Allegheny County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Youngwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,393 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroeville<6>
  • West Mifflin [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Mifflin
    • West Mifflin [Allegheny County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Youngwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,588 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Mifflin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Mifflin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Mifflin<6>
  • Murrysville [Westmoreland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murrysville
    • Murrysville [Westmoreland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Youngwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,446 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murrysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murrysville<6>
  • McKeesport [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McKeesport
    • McKeesport [Allegheny County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Youngwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,927 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKeesport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKeesport<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greensburg [Westmoreland County]
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      • Greensburg [Westmoreland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Youngwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,082 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensburg<6>
    • Jefferson Hills [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson Hills
      • Jefferson Hills [Allegheny County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Youngwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,136 people
      • Jefferson Hills has also been known as:
      • Jefferson
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    • Munhall [Allegheny County]
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      • Munhall [Allegheny County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Youngwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,930 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munhall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munhall<6>
    • Jeannette [Westmoreland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeannette
      • Jeannette [Westmoreland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Youngwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,000 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeannette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeannette<6>
    • Latrobe [Westmoreland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Latrobe
      • Latrobe [Westmoreland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Youngwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,767 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Latrobe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latrobe<6>
    • White Oak [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Oak
      • White Oak [Allegheny County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Youngwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Oak<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 Youngwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Youngwood.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Youngwood ...

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

Adding Youngwood to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Youngwood was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Youngwood on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Youngwood on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Youngwood

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About Westmoreland County

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The official website for Youngwood: www.youngwood.org/

The official website for Westmoreland County: www.co.westmoreland.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 Westmoreland, 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 Youngwood.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Youngwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Youngwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Youngwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Youngwood) 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 Youngwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from YoungwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Youngwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2402, Longitude: -79.5788    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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