Place:Kittanning, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameKittanning
Alt namesAttiquesource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeBorough
Coordinates40.82°N 79.521°W
Located inArmstrong, Pennsylvania, United States
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Kittanning is a borough in and the county seat of Armstrong County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It is situated northeast of Pittsburgh, along the east bank of the Allegheny River. The name Kithanink means 'on the main river' in the (Native American) Delaware language, from kit- 'big' + hane 'mountain river' + -ink (suffix used in place names). "The main river" is a Lenape epithet for the Allegheny and Ohio, considered as all one river. The borough and its bridge were used as a setting for several recent films.

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