Carnegie, Pennsylvania

Carnegie, Pennsylvania, is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, and is part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. The population was 7,972 at the 2010 census. Carnegie was founded in 1848 and named after Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Carnegie’s early history is closely tied to the expansion of the railroad industry in the United States. Carnegie is located in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, about 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Downtown Pittsburgh. Castle Shannon borders it and Green Tree’s boroughs and Scott Township and Mt. Lebanon Township. Information can be found here.

The Carnegie Community Center is a focal point of the community’s revitalization efforts. In the late 19th century, Carnegie was a stop on the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago, and St. Louis Railroad, better known as the Panhandle Route. The community center houses several businesses and organizations and is home to the Carnegie Farmer’s Market. The Carnegie Farmer’s Market is a weekly farmer’s market held at the community center. The market features fresh, local produce, meats, cheeses, and other products. The market is a great place to find locally-grown food and is a popular destination for Carnegie residents and visitors. The Carnegie Community Center is also home to the Carnegie Library, a part of the Allegheny County Library System. The Carnegie Library provides residents access to books, magazines, newspapers, and other materials. See here for information about Mount Oliver, Pennsylvania.