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Yukon, Pennsylvania
census-designated place
Station Street
Station Street
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Population (2010)
 • Total 677
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Yukon is a census-designated place located in South Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland County in the state of Pennsylvania. The community is located near Interstate 70 north of the village of Wyano. As of the 2010 census the population was 677 residents.

Labor History

Yukon was the epicenter of the Slovak Strike of 1910-1911. On May 8, 1911 Westmoreland County Sheriff Deputies fired into a crowd of labor protesters.

Coordinates: 40°12′45″N 79°40′58″W / 40.2125°N 79.68278°W / 40.2125; -79.68278

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