Laboratory, Pennsylvania

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Laboratory, Pennsylvania
Laboratory, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Laboratory, Pennsylvania
Laboratory, Pennsylvania
Laboratory, Pennsylvania is located in the United States
Laboratory, Pennsylvania
Laboratory, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°09′18″N 80°12′48″W / 40.15500°N 80.21333°W / 40.15500; -80.21333Coordinates: 40°09′18″N 80°12′48″W / 40.15500°N 80.21333°W / 40.15500; -80.21333
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyWashington
Elevation
1,348 ft (411 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)724
GNIS feature ID1213977[1]

Laboratory is an unincorporated community in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States.[1] It is home to the Moses Little Tavern.

An early variant name was "Pancake", after George Pancake, a pioneer citizen.[2] Laboratory has been noted for its unusual place name.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Laboratory, Pennsylvania
  2. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 97.
  3. ^ Petras, Kathryn; Petras, Ross (18 December 2007). Unusually Stupid Americans: A Compendium of All-American Stupidity. Random House Publishing Group. p. 246. ISBN 978-0-307-41761-9.