Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

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Allegheny County is a county in the southwest of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.wikipedia
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Pittsburgh-New Castle-Weirton, PA-OH-WV Combined Statistical Area

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Allegheny County is included in the Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, and in the Pittsburgh Designated Market Area.

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania administered most of the region as part of its Westmoreland County.
Westmoreland County originally included the present-day counties of Fayette, Washington, Greene, and parts of Beaver, Allegheny, Indiana, and Armstrong counties.

McKeesport, Pennsylvania

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The Youghiogheny River flows into the Monongahela River at McKeesport, 10 mi southeast. The county has one Second Class City (Pittsburgh) and three Third Class Cities (Clairton, Duquesne, and McKeesport).
McKeesport is a city in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States; it is situated at the confluence of the Monongahela and Youghiogheny rivers and within the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.

Point State Park

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The site is now Pittsburgh's Point State Park.
Point State Park (locally known as The Point) is a Pennsylvania state park on 36 acre in Downtown Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, forming the Ohio River.

Washington County, Pennsylvania

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From 1781 until 1788, much of what had been claimed as part of Yohogania County, Virginia, was administered as a part of the newly created Washington County, Pennsylvania.

Clairton, Pennsylvania

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The county has one Second Class City (Pittsburgh) and three Third Class Cities (Clairton, Duquesne, and McKeesport).
Clairton is a city in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, along the Monongahela River.

Butler County, Pennsylvania

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Butler County was created on March 12, 1800, from part of Allegheny County and named in honor of General Richard Butler, a hero of the American Revolution.

Armstrong County, Pennsylvania

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The county was organized on March 12, 1800, from parts of Allegheny, Westmoreland and Lycoming Counties.

Beaver County, Pennsylvania

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The county was created on March 12, 1800, from parts of Allegheny and Washington Counties.

Duquesne, Pennsylvania

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The county has one Second Class City (Pittsburgh) and three Third Class Cities (Clairton, Duquesne, and McKeesport).
Duquesne is a city along the Monongahela River in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, within the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.

Fort Pitt (Pennsylvania)

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The British then built a new, larger fort on the site, including a moat, and named it Fort Pitt.
British colonial protection of this area ultimately led to the development of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, Pennsylvania by British-American colonists and immigrants.

Whiskey Rebellion

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This started the so-called Whiskey Rebellion when the farmers who depended on whiskey income refused to pay and drove off tax collector John Neville.
Opposition to the tax was particularly prevalent in four southwestern counties: Allegheny, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland.

Allegheny River

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Allegheny was Pennsylvania's first county to bear a Native American name, being named after the Allegheny River.
The river enters both Allegheny and Westmoreland counties, the Pittsburgh suburbs, and the City of Pittsburgh from the northeast.

Dan Onorato

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Under the Onorato administration, Allegheny County paid $10,000 per month to Robert Ewanco, of Greenlee Partners, to lobby the Pennsylvania General Assembly.
He served as the Chief Executive of Allegheny County from 2004 to 2012, and in 2010, he was the Democratic nominee for Governor.

Fort Prince George

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Fort Prince George was an uncompleted fort on what is now the site of Pittsburgh, at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Stephen Zappala

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Stephen A. Zappala Jr. is a Democratic politician and attorney who is the District Attorney of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Rich Fitzgerald

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Rich Fitzgerald (born May 8, 1959) is an American elected official who serves as the 3rd County Executive of Allegheny County.

1972 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania

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, this is the last election in which Allegheny County voted Republican, and the last time that that county did not vote the same as Philadelphia.

Tom Corbett

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In 2008, Democrat Barack Obama received 57% of the vote, John McCain received 41%, and each of the three state row office winners (Rob McCord for Treasurer, Jack Wagner for Auditor General, and Tom Corbett for Attorney General) also carried Allegheny.
Corbett began his career as an assistant district attorney in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1976.

2004 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania

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, this is the last presidential election that the Democratic candidate won any county bordering Allegheny County, namely Washington County, Beaver County and Fayette County.