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Reagantown is a hamlet in the Township of East Huntingdon in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. It lies along Pennsylvania Route 981, between Smithton and Scottdale Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Scottdale. Suters, Smiths, Snyders, Lowes, McCurdys, Henkstellers, Reagans and Fosters were the most prominent settlers in the area.
A Presbyterian Church was built in 1849, and there is also a Wesleyan Chapel about 2 miles to the south. There is a lane leading south from the hamlet named after this chapel which leads to it.
Traditionally, Reagantown has been a farming and coal mining community. David Hixson farm lies to the south of Reagantown and contained the Hixson Well which tapped shale and coal in the 19th century under the Fayette Natural Gas Company.
- Charles Rosen (1878–1950), painter
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