Skyline of downtown Youngstown
|Official name: City of Youngstown|
|Named for: John Young|
|Counties||Mahoning County, Trumbull County|
|Elevation||850 ft (259 m)|
|Area||34.2 sq mi (89 km²)|
|- land||33.9 sq mi (88 km²)|
|- water||0.3 sq mi (1 km²)|
|- urban||81,520 |
|- metro||586,939 |
|Density||2,312.9 /sq mi (893 /km²)|
|- Incorporated (village)||1848|
|- Incorporated (city)||1867|
|Mayor||Jay Williams (I)|
|- summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|FIPS code||39-88000 |
|GNIS feature ID||1058156 |
Youngstown is a city in Mahoning County, Ohio, United States. It is 65 miles (105 kilometers) south of Cleveland, Ohio and 62 miles (100 kilometers) northwest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The city is near the Mahoning River.
Youngstown is in a part of the United States that is called the "Rust Belt." It is named this because many steel plants and factories in this area have closed. The city has about 82,000 people. It is Ohio's eighth largest city.
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- "Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006". U.S. Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/population/www/estimates/metro_general/2006/CBSA-EST2006-01.csv. Retrieved 2007-04-05.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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