Erie, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 42°7′46.42″N 80°5′6.77″W / 42.1295611°N 80.0852139°W / 42.1295611; -80.0852139
Erie
City
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The Erie skyline, facing south from Presque Isle State Park across Presque Isle Bay
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Official name: City of Erie
Nickname: The Flagship City, The Gem City,
The Bay City
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Erie
Location Perry Square
 - coordinates 42°7′46.42″N 80°5′6.77″W / 42.1295611°N 80.0852139°W / 42.1295611; -80.0852139
Highest point
 - elevation 733 ft (223 m)
Area 28.0 sq mi (73 km²)
 - land 22.0 sq mi (57 km²)
 - water 6.0 sq mi (16 km²)
 - metro 802 sq mi (2,077 km²)
Population 103,717 (2001)
 - urban 175,836
 - metro 280,843
Density 4,723.1 /sq mi (1,824 /km²)
Founded 1795-04-18
 - Incorporated 1851-04-14
Mayor Joseph Sinnott
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 814
Website: www.erie.pa.us

Erie is a city in the U.S. State of Pennsylvania. It is named after Lake Erie. 103,717 people live in Erie now.