Sewickley, Pennsylvania

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Sewickley is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 12 miles (19 km) west northwest of Pittsburgh along the Ohio River. It is a residential suburb of Pittsburgh. The population was 3,902 at the 2000 census. The Sewickley Bridge crosses the Ohio River at Sewickley.

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Name

Sewickley is thought to be a Native American word meaning "sweet water."[citation needed] Historians dispute if Native Americans were referring to the Ohio River as the "sweet water" or instead to the syrup derived from a local abundance of maple trees.[1]

Geography

Sewickley is located at 40°32′21″N 80°10′51″W / 40.539035°N 80.180701°W / 40.539035; -80.180701Coordinates: 40°32′21″N 80°10′51″W / 40.539035°N 80.180701°W / 40.539035; -80.180701 (40.539035, -80.180701).[2]

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