Stewart Township, Pennsylvania

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Stewart Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. The population was 743 at the 2000 census.

Stonerville and Kaufmann are the only villages in this very rural township, which is served by the Uniontown Area School District.


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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 51.1 square miles (132.4 km²), of which, 50.6 square miles (131.2 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²) of it (0.92%) is water.


Landmarks

Two homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright are located in Stewart Township and are on the National Register of Historic Places.

The first is the internationally renowned 'Fallingwater' house

The Frank Lloyd Wright designed Fallingwater house, perched over Bear Run waterfalls at Mill Run, is an internationally renowned architectural landmark. Public tours are offered, which allow enjoying Bear Run also.[1]

The second Wright house is the Kentuck Knob residence, grounds, and sculpture park - open to the public for tours and countryside walks.[2]


Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 743 people, 275 households, and 215 families residing in the township. The population density was 14.7 people per square mile (5.7/km²). There were 338 housing units at an average density of 6.7/sq mi (2.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.46% White, 0.13% African American, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 275 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.7% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.8% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.07.

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