McCandless, Pennsylvania

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McCandless,
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Typical suburban street
Typical suburban street
Location in Allegheny County and state of Pennsylvania
Location in Allegheny County and state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°34′35″N 80°01′45″W / 40.57651°N 80.029292°W / 40.57651; -80.029292Coordinates: 40°34′35″N 80°01′45″W / 40.57651°N 80.029292°W / 40.57651; -80.029292
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyAllegheny
Settled1796
Incorporated1851
Government
 • TypeTown Council
 • Council PresidentKimberly K. Zachary (R)
 • Town ManagerTobias M. Cordek
Area
 • Total16.60 sq mi (43.00 km2)
 • Land16.50 sq mi (42.73 km2)
 • Water0.10 sq mi (0.27 km2)
Elevation
1,024 ft (312 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total28,457
 • Estimate 
(2018)
28,311
 • Density1,742.83/sq mi (672.92/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
15237, 15090, 15101, 15127
Area code(s)412, 724, 878
FIPS code42-003-45900
WebsiteMcCandless official website

McCandless is a township with home rule status in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 28,457 at the 2010 census.[2]

The town was named after a person, Wilson McCandless (June 19, 1810 – June 30, 1882). He was a judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017.
  2. "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), McCandless township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 29, 2011.