Edgewood, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania facts for kids
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Edgewood's municipal building with its World War I memorial in the foreground
|• Total||0.59 sq mi (1.52 km2)|
|• Land||0.59 sq mi (1.52 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||978 ft (298 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||5,117.55/sq mi (1,974.38/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
Edgewood was incorporated on December 1, 1888. Its historic landmarks include the Edgewood Borough Building where the police and fire service are also housed; the First Presbyterian Church of Edgewood; the Edgewood Community House which is home to both CC Mellor Memorial Library and the Edgewood Club; Memorial Park; Koenig Community Field and Field House; Edgewood Primary School (which was originally a K-12 in Edgewood's own district but was incorporated into the Woodland Hills School District merger in 1982, and most recently serves as a K-6 school building); and an historic train station. The Gardner-Bailey House is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Edgewood is located at(40.431868, -79.884321).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.
At the 2010 United States Census, there were 3,118 people residing in Edgewood, a decrease of 5.8% since 2000. Of that total, 85.1% (2,653) identified themselves as White, 9.3% (290) as Black or African American, 2.6% (81) as Asian, 0.3% (10) as American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.6% (19) as Other, and 2.1% (65) as Multiracial. There were 2.7% (84) of the population who identified as Hispanic or Latino (of any race).
Edgewood Borough is served by the Woodland Hills School District.
- Frances Arnold, Chemical Engineering and Biochemistry. Nobel Prize for Chemistry, 2018.
- David Conrad, actor
- Willard Rockwell, businessman
- James L. Swauger, archaeologist
- Jane Grey Swisshelm, abolitionist and leading figure of the early woman's movement
- George Westinghouse, inventor
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