Place:Turtle Creek, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States


NameTurtle Creek
Alt namesSulfur Creeksource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42032231
Coordinates40.408°N 79.822°W
Located inAllegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
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Turtle Creek is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, southeast of Pittsburgh. The population was 5,349 at the 2010 census. George Westinghouse gave life to the place by constructing a manufacturing plant nearby. Turtle Creek takes its name from a small stream that flows into the Monongahela River. Before white settlers arrived, there was a small village of Native Americans living there from the Turtle Clan of the Iroquois Nation. (See: East Pittsburgh and Wilmerding.)

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