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Once known as "Coke Capital of the World"
Connellsville is a city in Fayette County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named after Zachariah Connell, pioneer
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Connellsville. For links to other places called Connellsville, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Connellsville is 40.017N. The longitude is -79.589W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 948 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,765.
The local economy was once almost entirely dependent on coal and coke
Sections below provide additional information and links about Connellsville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fayette County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Pittsburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15425 ZIP code.
22% of Connellsville residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Connellsville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Connellsville was $14,165, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Connellsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Connellsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $284. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $710.
Libraries in Connellsville include Carnegie Free Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Connellsville include Daily Courier
Fayette County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Connellsville political report.
The average commute time for Connellsville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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