Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania

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Sharpsburg is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, five miles (8 km) northeast of Pittsburgh, along the Allegheny River. In the past, it had a rolling mill, foundries, machine shops, and manufacturers of varnish, brick, glass, lumber products, wire, hair, felt, and lubricating oil. In 1900, 6,842 people lived here; in 1910, 8,153 lived here; and in 1940, 8,202 people lived in Sharpsburg. The population was 3,594 at the 2000 census.

The H. J. Heinz Company originated in Sharpsburg.[1]

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Geography

Sharpsburg is located at 40°29′43″N 79°55′44″W / 40.49528°N 79.92889°W / 40.49528; -79.92889 (40.495368, -79.928991).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²), of which, 0.5 square miles (1.3 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (26.15%) is water.

Surrounding and adjacent neighborhoods

Aspinwall, Etna, O'Hara Township, Shaler Township, Upper Lawrenceville (Pittsburgh, via 62nd St. Bridge), Morningside (Pittsburgh, via 62nd St. Bridge)

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 3,594 people, 1,748 households, and 893 families residing in the borough. The population density was 7,393.8 people per square mile (2,831.9/km²). There were 1,911 housing units at an average density of 3,931.4/sq mi (1,505.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 93.74% White, 3.81% African American, 0.03% Native American, 0.64% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 1.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.11% of the population.

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