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Armbrust, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Armbrust, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Armbrust, Pennsylvania
Armbrust, Pennsylvania
Location in Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
968 ft (295 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 724
GNIS feature ID 1168397

Armbrust is an unincorporated community in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The community is located along Pennsylvania Route 819 1.8 miles (2.9 km) southeast of Youngwood. Armbrust has a post office with ZIP code 15616, which opened on June 25, 1856.

It is not known how the community acquired its name. However, Central (aka Feightner) Cemetery, located two miles north, contains 29 gravestones with the surname Armbrust. The oldest (based on date of death) is that of Margaret G. Armbrust, who died in 1895. Census records for the year 1900 show numerous people with the surname Armbrust living nearby in Hempfield Township.

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