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Pittsburgh's Founding Date: November 27, 1758
City Incorporation: March 19, 1816
Area: 55 sq. mi.
Elevation: 1,223 ft.

Downtown 140,000
City of Pittsburgh 312,819
Allegheny County 1.3 million
Pittsburgh MSA 2.6 million
Average Temperature:
  High (*F) Low (*F) Avg. (*F)
Spring 61 38 49
Summer 83 59 71
Fall 64 42 53
Winter 39 22 30


  • 29 colleges and universities are located in southwestern Pennsylvania, including Carnegie Mellon, University of Pittsburgh, and Duquesne University.
  • 42 % of Pittsburghers 24-34 years old have graduated from college
  • 17 % of Pittsburghers 24-34 years old have earned higher graduate or professional degrees
  • Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)
  • Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL)
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