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The population of Elizabeth is approximately 1,493 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 758 (2000), 626 (2010).

The amount of land area in Elizabeth is 0.915 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Elizabeth is 0.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.155 sq kilometers.
The distance from Elizabeth to Washington DC is 183 miles. The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 159 miles. (as the crow flies)
Elizabeth is positioned 40.27 degrees north of the equator and 79.88 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Elizabeth elevation is 780 feet above sea level.
Elizabeth per capita income is $20,363 (2009).
Elizabeth median income is $40,539 (2009).

The Elizabeth median home price is $82,166 (2009).

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Elizabeth location: 12 miles south of Pittsburgh, off route 51, along the east side of the Monongahela River. It is about 251 miles west of Philadelphia. Other nearby communities include: West Elizabeth Borough, Clairton, Lincoln Borough, Jefferson Hills Borough, Glassport Borough, Liberty Borough, Versailles Borough and Port Vue Borough.

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Elizabeth history:

Originally called Elizabeth Town, Elizabeth was founded by Samuel Mackay, Colonel Stephen Bayard and his wife, Elizabeth Mackay Bayard in 1787. It was for Bayard's wife, Elizabeth, that the town was named. It was one of the first settlements in the area between Brownsville and Pittsburgh. Early industry in Elizabeth was varied with glass-making and steamboat or ship building among the most prominent. It was incorporated on 2 April 1834 as a borough.

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The founding of Elizabeth: 1787
The incorporation date of Elizabeth: 2 April 1834

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