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Karns, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Country United States of America
State Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Township Harrison
Elevation 817 ft (249 m)

Karns is an unincorporated community in Harrison Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA; it is located in Western Pennsylvania within the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area, approximately 24 miles (39 km) northeast of Pittsburgh. Karns is situated along the Allegheny River at Pool 4 across from Jacks Island just above Lock and Dam 4 between Natrona, Natrona Heights, and Sligo. The elevation of Karns is 817 feet above sea level.

The postal ZIP code is 15065, while the telephone area codes are 724 and 878; although, the code 878 is not used.

History

The Pennsylvania Railroad ran through Karns, which had a small station; nearby stations were also at Sligo and Natrona.


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