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West Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
CDP
Main Street in downtown West Pittsburg
Main Street in downtown West Pittsburg
Country United States
Commonwealth Pennsylvania
County Lawrence
Area
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (2 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 808
 • Density 1,177.9/sq mi (454.8/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

West Pittsburg is a census-designated place in southern Taylor Township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located along the banks of the Beaver River just 5 miles (8 km) south of New Castle. Its main street is the north-south Pennsylvania Route 168, which crosses the river at the southern end of the community. As the name implies, it is west of Pittsburgh, although it is actually more north-northwest of the city, which is approximately 47 miles (76 km) away.

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