Bobtown, Pennsylvania

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Bobtown, Pennsylvania
census-designated place
Bobtown, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Bobtown, Pennsylvania
Bobtown, Pennsylvania
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 39°45′40″N 79°58′53″W / 39.76111°N 79.98139°W / 39.76111; -79.98139Coordinates: 39°45′40″N 79°58′53″W / 39.76111°N 79.98139°W / 39.76111; -79.98139
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Greene
Elevation 1,178 ft (359 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 757
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 15315
GNIS feature ID 1169928[1]

Bobtown is an census-designated place[2] and coal town in Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States. The Shannopin coal mine is located near Bobtown. As of the 2010 census[3] the population was 757 residents.

On February 11, 2014, Chevron's Lanco 7H well caught fire and burned for several days. The well is located about one mile west of Bobtown on Bald Hill Church Road.[4]

Chevron representatives distributed pizza coupons to residents as an apology.[5]

More remains found at Chevron well blast site the remains are believed to be those of 27-year-old Ian Robert McKee, of Morgantown, W.Va.[6]

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