Place:West Mifflin, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameWest Mifflin
Alt namesMifflin Townshipsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeBorough
Coordinates40.368°N 79.898°W
Located inAllegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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West Mifflin is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, located southeast of downtown Pittsburgh. The population was 20,313 at the 2010 census. It is named after Thomas Mifflin, 1st Governor of Pennsylvania, signer of the United States Constitution, and 1st Quartermaster General of the United States Army.

Although the borough is heavily residential, it is home to one of America's oldest traditional amusement parks, Kennywood Park; the fourth largest shopping mall in the region, Century III; advanced naval nuclear propulsion technology research and development facility, Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory; monorail manufacturer Bombardier; US Steel's Mon Valley Works - Irvin Plant; Community College of Allegheny County's South Campus; the Allegheny County Airport; and various other businesses and industries.

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